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is ammonia smell in you breath a sign of danger?

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Dr. John Vravick
31 years experience Periodontics
Gum disease: Bacteria that cause gum disease give off certain odor or smells. I would get an evaluation from a periodontist to check you for gum disease. The longer you wait the worse these problems get.
Answered on Nov 10, 2014
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Bad breath : Caused from poor dental health, and may be a sign of other health problems. Also the type of food you eat or other factors like smoking can effect your breath. Rec.: see your dentist to determine the cause of the problem and proper treatment.
Answered on Jun 26, 2014
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