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Acid Reflux Cause Bad Breath
Is it true that taking a proton pump inhibitor for acid reflux can cause bad breath by allowing bacteria / fungi to accumulate in high pH environment?
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
I have chronic throat clearing stuffy nose and bad breath , is it caused by allergies or acid reflux ?
Sinuses: Seems to be you have allergies causes you sinuses to be inflammed. You also seem to have post nasal drip causing you to clear your throat very often. I suggest cleaning your nostrils and paths with saline spray ( no additives added) and cleanse at lest 3x a day for 2 days then once daily. see if that helps. If it persists, see your primary doctor. Acid reflux could also cause halitosis. ...Read more
Suggestions: Obviously the best solution would be to reduce or eliminate the acid reflux. Have you seen or are you being treated by a gastroenterologist? Are you following all the treatment advice? That being said, brush, floss, rinse and use a tongue scraper. Also see the following website for some rinses that may be helpful: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.Com/fresh-breath-control.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm experiencing sudden teeth sensitiity for 3 days. Could it be acid reflux? I have no other symptoms of acid reflux present at the moment except bad breath.
Could Be Grinding: When people grind or clench their teeth, they can become sensitive. Also, if you find some abrasion along the gumline, it could also be due to over-aggressive brushing. I like to tell my patients to "tickle their teeth to death, don't scrub them like the kitchen sink.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?
I was diagnosed with hiatus hernia. Symptoms=acid reflux, bad breath etc. Any thing i can do to help treat the hernia while i wait for the doctor ?
Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more
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