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Doctor insights on: Bad Breath And Intestinal Parasites

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I used to hold my bowel for atleast 3 days after that I've been suffering bad breath for 10years now :(?

I used to hold my bowel for atleast 3 days after that I've been suffering bad breath for 10years now :(?

Bowels vs. breath: I strongly doubt any association between holding your bowels and bad breath. More information is needed to figure out why you have bad breath. ...Read more

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Parasites (Definition)

Parasites require other living organisms for their own survival. Human parasites need substances from our bodies for survival and cannot live without contact with humans and sometimes other organisms.. They may live in the blood stream, organs. Under the skin or nails, etc. Some parasites live in our pets, in insects, on plants, etc., but none live independent of whatever ...Read more


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Recovering a little from incomplete bowel movements, but bad breath wont go away, even when not constipated, would this work golden seal 500mg ?

Recovering a little from incomplete bowel movements, but bad breath wont go away, even when not constipated, would this work golden seal 500mg ?

Bad Breath from....: I am a dentist and not a physician or gastroenterologist so i can only speak from that standpoint. There are many reasons for bad breath, both dental and medical. Poor oral hygiene is by far the biggest cause of bad breath. See this site for some possibilities, but also discuss your symptoms\issues with your physician. http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.com/fresh-breath-control.htm. ...Read more

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I have incomplete bowel movements.I have to go to the bathroom multiple times a day, fiber or water isnt the problem. I feel always full and bad breath?

I have incomplete bowel movements.I have to go to the bathroom multiple times a day, fiber or water isnt the problem. I feel always full and bad breath?

GI disturbance : Your GI tract is not functioning normally. Try eating some yogurt with active cultures to stimulate your digestion & get things moving again. This should also help your breath. ...Read more

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I just feel gross. Oily skin, breakout face/chest/back, nauseous, increased bowel movement (stinks), bad breath, bloated. NOT pregnant. Any ideas why?

I just feel gross. Oily skin, breakout face/chest/back, nauseous, increased bowel movement (stinks), bad breath, bloated.  NOT pregnant. Any ideas why?

Could be your diet: I am not an expert in GI but work with a dietitian. The food you eat can potentially cause all your symptoms. Review your dietary intake. Consider a FODMAP diet (http://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(15)01086-0/fulltext) and try to eat healthier. Lower fats and more vegetables. ...Read more

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What are causes of bad breath?

What are causes of bad breath?

Bacteria on tongue: Bad breath is most often produced by bacteria in at the back of the tongue. The stomach rarely results in bad breath except when there are specific digestion issues. Cleaning teeth, including inbetween, and the back of the tongue with a tongue cleaner often helps reduce bad breath. ...Read more

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What can be done to avoid bad breath in the morning?

It is common: To have bad breath in the morning. Brush, floss and brush your tongue and also gargle before going to bed will reduce but not eliminate this, as when we sleep salivary flow decreases and therefore bacteria build up causing bad breath. It should go away when you brush, rinse, gargle in the morning. ...Read more

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Why does garlic cause bad breath?

Why does garlic cause bad breath?

Garlic breath: Garlic contains several sulfur compounds, which alone can cause bad breath, but they also promote the growth of oral bacteria, which may further add to the problem. Garlic lovers can absorb some of the sulfur compounds into their bloodstream & the body can exude the odor through the pores. Brushing teeth & tongue, gargling with mouthwash, eating parsley may help diminish the odor somewhat. ...Read more

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Is there a way to completely eliminate bad breath?

Is there a way to completely eliminate bad breath?

Good mouthwash. : You need something that breaks down the volatile sulphur compounds in your mouth. Try breathdr mouthwash. ...Read more

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How can I cure bad breath?

How can I cure bad breath?

See your dentist: See your dentist. Have the dentist rule out decay and periodontal disease. Have enhanced hygiene-- brushing at a forty five degree angle between the tooth and the gingiva, flossing correctly, using a tongue scraper and possibly a prescribed rinse. If the etiology is not determined to be dental, a MD consult may be needed. ...Read more

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What causes really bad breath?

What causes really bad breath?

A number of causes: Bad breath or Halitosis maybe caused by the food eaten like garlic. It can be caused bypoor oral hygiene and the food remaining between teeth, around the gums and on the tongue. Smoking and/or chewing tobacco is another cause. Other health related causes might be gum disease, dry mouth, oral yeast infection. Sinus infection, pneumonia, post nasal drip, diabetes, chronic acid and some medications. ...Read more

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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more