Will you have bad breath if you have kidney disease?


People with kidney disease may have bad breath, but not all kidney diseases cause bad breath. If symptoms of bad breath occur, it is recommended to seek medical examination promptly and follow the doctor’s instructions for treatment.

Kidney disease refers to diseases caused by abnormal kidney structure or function, including acute glomerulonephritis , chronic glomerulonephritis , diabetic nephropathy , etc. In patients with kidney disease, due to impaired kidney function, metabolic waste cannot be excreted normally, causing uremia . Patients with uremia may present with symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite , and bad breath, so they may have bad breath.

Some patients with kidney disease may also have symptoms of gastrointestinal bleeding, such as vomiting blood, melena, etc. This may also lead to the growth of bacteria in the mouth, resulting in bad breath. If the patient also has gingivitis, dental caries, etc., it may also lead to the growth of bacteria in the oral cavity, which may cause bad breath.If you develop bad breath symptoms after being diagnosed with kidney disease, it is recommended to go to the urology department of the hospital in time and actively cooperate with the doctor to treat the original disease. If bad breath is caused by uremia, it can be treated with sodium bicarbonate tablets, furosemide tablets and other drugs under the guidance of a doctor. If halitosis is caused by nephrotic syndrome, you can take prednisone acetate tablets, methylprednisolone tablets and other drugs as directed by your doctor for treatment.

In daily life, you should pay attention to maintaining good living habits and avoid staying up late and overexertion. Pay attention to maintaining a balanced diet and eat protein-rich foods, such as eggs, milk, etc.

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