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Severe bad breath fr/ stomach 1 yr, recent mild heartburn 2 mths.coloscpy/gastro/h pylori & blodwrk all normal.scrip ppi & otc hrtburn meds not workin?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Dental exam?: The most common cause of halitosis is dental. Have you had a good dental workup?
Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Bad breath: Consider the possibility of your severe bad breath coming from your tongue, gum, tonsils, other parts of the mouth or sinuses. Oral bacteria can thrive under a continually-forming tongue coating of food debris, dead epithelial cells, and postnasal drip. When left on the tongue or gum, bacteria can produce foul-smelling sulfur-containing compounds. Remove bacteria and food debris from your mouth.

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