Always nauseated and nauseous when brushing your teeth? Or the signal of these 4 diseases, don’t take it seriously

Oral health is the foundation of physical health. From childhood, you should develop a good habit of brushing your teeth in the morning and evening, which not only freshens your breath, removes foreign objects in the mouth, but also prevents oral diseases. Many people always have nausea and retching when they wake up in the morning and brush their teeth, which either resolves in a short time or lasts for a long time. What is going on here? Is it caused by disease?

What’s wrong with brushing your teeth and feeling sick?

1. Poor quality of toothbrush

Toothbrush bristles are too hard and thick, and excessive brushing will cause bleeding gums and lead to Nausea and retching. Therefore, toothbrushes produced by regular manufacturers should be selected, and neutral hardness toothbrushes are preferred for adults. When purchasing, slowly press the bristles of the toothbrush with your fingers. If you feel tingling, then this toothbrush cannot be purchased. It is recommended to choose nylon bristles, whether it is good in elasticity, hardness, or uniformity, which is beneficial to oral health.

2. Too much toothpaste

Too much toothpaste produces too much foam in the mouth, which can irritate the throat , resulting in nausea and vomiting. Toothpaste only has an auxiliary effect. The general dosage is about the size of soybeans. It should not crowd the surface of the toothbrush, so as not to induce nausea and reduce the efficiency of brushing.

3. Brush the tongue vigorously

It is well known that brushing the tongue can remove food residues on the tongue coating and reduce bad breath. However, brushing the tongue vigorously can increase the tongue’s taste sensitivity and make it difficult to tolerate the irritation caused by the smell of toothpaste, which can lead to nausea and vomiting. Occasionally brush the tongue coating once or twice, do not scrape the tongue coating forcefully, otherwise it will stimulate the taste buds and damage the tongue papilla, resulting in numbness on the back of the tongue or decreased taste.

4. Brushing water is too cold

Toothbrush water is too cold, especially when it is lower than 20°C, it cannot soften the hard bristles of the toothbrush, thus stimulating the gums and causing bleeding gums, and retching due to the bloody smell of the mouth; the toothbrush water has a certain temperature with the oral temperature Poor, especially when the difference is more than 10 °C, it will also stimulate the oral nerves and cause nausea. Generally, the water temperature for brushing your teeth is about 35~37°C, and the water temperature should not be too cold or too hot.

5. Foreign body stimulation

The throat may be stimulated when brushing your teeth, and the throat can produce physiological reflexes to avoid foreign bodies Or other substances invade, resulting in symptoms such as nausea and retching.

6. Rhinitis or Sinusitis

Patients with rhinitis or sinusitis may secrete too much purulent, sticky discharge when brushing their teeth , easily back into the mouth, causing nausea. Therefore, rhinitis or sinusitis should be actively treated, and the nasal cavity should be cleaned first when getting up in the morning to reduce nasal secretions.

7. Oral disease

Nausea and retching may also be related to oral diseases, such as bleeding gums, oral ulcers, dental caries or periodontitis.

8. Digestive tract disease

Suffering from gastrointestinal ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux and gastritis, etc. Irritant causing nausea and retching. Such patients should take correct medication under the guidance of a doctor and supplement vitamin B6 appropriately; refuse to eat food that will irritate the stomach, focus on protecting the delicate gastric mucosa, and require medication if necessary.

9. Chronic pharyngitis

Patients with chronic pharyngitis are prone to nausea and retching when brushing their teeth in the morning. Patients with chronic pharyngitis should rinse their mouth with a glass of light salt water before brushing their teeth to ensure that the salt water can contact the throat, and gargle 2-3 times; Improve the pharyngeal environment and prevent bacterial infection.

Message from the doctor

Most of the nausea and vomiting are related to physiological factors, positive Adjust it. This situation has not improved, especially when it is accompanied by physical discomfort, it cannot be delayed, and it is necessary to seek medical treatment immediately to rule out the possibility of disease. It is worth reminding that you cannot refuse to brush your teeth because of nausea when brushing your teeth, so as not to damage your oral health. Brush your teeth once in the morning and once in the evening, and wash your teeth regularly.

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