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Sep 02, 2008
sour breath
I know this is a weird question, but I have heard lots of talk around here about sour or acidic smelling breath. What does that smell like exactly? If I put my nose RIGHT INTO Sam's mouth, there is the *faintest* smell resembling orange juice (I know that sounds weird). Is that sour/acidic breath?
Sep 02, 2008
Coyle Eagan. One Year Old. Doing well on Cow's Milk flavored with juice :) Drinking two bottles of Go&Grow daily. Eating solids better but still have rough days. No More Silent Reflux-that I can hear anyway.. but puking again. Zantac 2ML 2X daily.
for us, it smells more like puke. have you ever had really bad heartburn before and smelled your own breath? it just smells *tangy* and *rank* i suppose... i wouldn't call it OJ but everyone smells differently.
Sep 02, 2008
maia m - GERD. Nissen Fundoplication w/hiatal hernia repair.
Mom to
Son (10) GERD(aspiration pneumonias, apnea, tracheomalacia), Food allergy, Asthma
Daughter (6) GERD, Heart Murmur, Food Allergy, Asthma, Mold allergy
We used to call my son's "Death Breath". It was like he really needed to brush his teeth... or like something died in there. Yeah, puke breath.
Sep 02, 2008
Donnessa, mom to Halley born 3/10/07
Reflux (mostly) resolved at 14 months
and Addison born 8/17/09. Currently exclusively bf and on 7.5mg Prevacid
Ok, this is going to sound totally gross, but when Halley used to have sour/acidic breath, it smelled a lot like it does when you vomit so much that you don't have anything left in your stomach and you retch stomach acid. That's the only way I can think of to describe the smell.
Sep 02, 2008
Jessica, Mommy to Jedd, severe reflux, severe food and oral aversions, Finally G tube free!!! VSD repair 4-24-07 (open heart surgery), hypospadias, repaired 3 times and Ear tubes Visit Jedd at his CB site:
Death Breath
ROFLOL!!! That's a good one!!!!!

I can't think of any better way to describe it!!!!!

I can smell Jedd all the way across the car and sometimes I can smell it in the A.M. when I wake him up.

It smells like he vomitted but there is NO vomit anywhere and I truly search everywhere for it...LOL

It is just a VERY VERY srong smell. Once you smell it you won't forget what it smells like...YUCKY

FWIW I am surprised Jedd still has teeth in his mouth...LOL

Sep 02, 2008
BRANDON-Zantac and Bethanacol; Neocate formula, 2 sets of ear tubes, Adnoids removed, Vasomotor Rhinits, Asthma. Currently on: Xyzal, Omnaris, Flovent and Xopenex,
AUBREY-Zegerid 2x a day, Soy Milk, Tubes put in and adnoids removed (11-7), Hypotonia, ECI therapy for low muscle tone throughout trunk and hips, oral motor issues and sensory integration issues, delayed speech, Teething, probiotics
PICTURE: Aubrey in her cute cat outfit. If you look you can see how her right foot turns in. She walks that way as well. It is not as exaggerated in the morning's but gets worse in the evenings. This was after her nap.
Yes Reflux has tainted the sweet baby's breath for me. With both being refluxers I just ask to smell other people's baby's breath. Creepy.
Sep 02, 2008
Kathryn, Pager Volunteer and mommy to Emily Mia 02/04/07. 3 years old with GERD. 30mg Prevacid and Pepcid AC. Mylanta needed for flares. Failed prilosec med switch. Tried and failed many med weans but GERD and pain are well controlled. Functional constipation. Reoccurring SBBO. Suspected IBD or autoimmune disease. Resolved issues: MSPI, CSID (acquired), Stage 2 kidney reflux, Chronic diarrhea.
Audrey Meadow 06/20/08. born 34/35 weeks. Still b/f and eats everything! ftt and chronic constipation.
LOL dead breath!! that's it! it really does smell exactly like her insides are dying, it gets especially bad when she is having a CSID flare with diarehea YUCK! some times i can't wait to teach her how to use mouth wash LOL
Sep 03, 2008
Sharon, Mom to Elyse, 17 mos (15 mos adjusted-preemie). Zantac/Elecare. History of: Respiratory Distress Syndrome with ventilation/CPAP/cannula, tpn, n/g tube, PDA, jaundice, apnea, bradycardia/tachycardia, severe anemia, blood transfusion, reflux, Sandifer's Syndrome, intestinal malrotation, hemangiomas, MSPI, feeding issues. ICU inpatient 53 days! 2 surgeries, 2 UGIs, barium enema, pH probe, endoscopy. Developmentally on target now! PIC: Yobaby Beard
What Donessa said! Her pacis stink so I wash them everyday!
Sep 03, 2008
Tracey, mom to Katie. Diagnosed with reflux at 3 weeks and put on Zantac. At 8 months old she was removed from Zantac as it was giving her migraines, currently on Prevacid. Switched to Elecare since she is not gaining weight; trialing solids after being off for a month. Geneticist said reason she isn't gaining weight is she is stubborn. Upcoming appts.: Neurologist for developmental delay and EGD scheduled for September. She is one funny baby!
Nothing like the first thing in the morning hug with a child who smells so strongly of vomit you think she just threw up on you. Is that the "new baby smell" that Johnson's advertises? :)
Check with your
doctor first!