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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Whew!: When was you last medical and dental check-ups? Sounds like you should have both and discuss your symptoms, your habits and your lifestyle. I'm sure y ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronen Elefant
13 years experience Critical Care
No: these are two separate processes. Bad breath or halitosis is caused by mouth bacteria which dont have anything to do with the lower GI tract which is ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: The GI tract includes mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, anus, liver, pancreas, & gallbladder. Gastric reflux is a po ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Possibilities: Thrush, LERD, pharygitis, bad gums and/or teeth, altered smell/taste, more.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: But can't be determined for sure without an examination. There are dozens of dental/medical/combined reasons for bad breath. As most often problem i ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Not necessarily : While bad breath is often caused by tooth decay and gum disease, other reasons can include food allergies, other stomach issues, tonsil stones, post n ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Dancygier
25 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Several things: It's very hard to determine if these symptoms are all related. I would recommend you see both your internist and dentist The bad breath could be cau ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
What do you do?: Body odor is caused either by something you eat or from bacterial breakdown such is axilla or other locations. Are you eating something such as garlic ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See Pediatrician: Take him to your pediatrician to have a look. Rather than trying to guess as to what it is, or merely give you a list of possibilities, it would be wi ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
More information: Does your child have allergies or a post nasal drip? There are many causes of bad breath, both dental and medical in origin. See the following websi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
49 years experience Prosthodontics
Breath that sickens: Breath passing out from the lungs through the back of the throat (oro pharynx) past the opening of the sinuses and out through the mouth and nose can ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Dental hygiene: I am going to assume you do not have a zenker's diverticulum, a pouch off the esophagus that holds recent food, or achalasia. Try brushing, flossing, ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find cause: The usual cause of bad breath is crud on the tongue and between the teeth. Have him floss between his teeth and then run the floss over the back of h ... Read More
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