U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 48-year-old member asked:

Is it common for one to have bad breath while sleep deprived?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yes If Dehydrated: When you are sleep deprived, you throw your whole system off. If you are not eating properly & not taking in enough water, the bacteria in the mouth will have a field day and produce bad breath.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 42 years experience
Help deprived: Is it possible that while you were being sleep deprived you also ignored some of your daily routines, especially your home oral care. If you did that may e the connection. Concentrate on your home care and see a dentist for a checkup to rule out other dental causes.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Nov 5, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.