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My breath really smells and I have done everything even a breath test! i don't know what else I should do. Please help!
Find Cause: Problems with bad breath (hallatosis) can be related to oral hygiene (i.e., caries, periodontal disease, insufficient saliva) or due to general medical problems such as sinusitis, gastric reflux, diabetes etc. Smoking is a major cause of ad breath. Recommend starting with a dental evaluation. If that doesn’t turn up the cause – then recommend evaluation by your physician. Take care. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm trying to find out what does a blood thiner do to a breath test . and how the results vary. thanks?
Nothing: No significant impact on that kind of test. ...Read more
Simple to perform: Urea breath test is easy and simple to perform.You are asked to collect sampme of your breath before the test start either blowing into a balloon or blowingbubbles into a bottle containing liquid.Then you are given dose of ures labeled with radioactive c14 or non radioactvec13.The samples are collected after giving the urea. ...Read more
See below: The test that i think of for breath testing is for helicobacter pylori, which is a bacterial infection of the stomach that can cause gastritis or stomach ulcers. This test is accurate and currently seems to be preferred over blood testing for h. Pylori. There have been some breath testing for intestinal bacterial overgrowth problems, but I do not know if it is performed much anymore. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Accuracy of test: This urea breath test is for detecting h.Pylori, a bacterium, that can cause peptic ulcer disease.Helicobacter pylori lives in the stomach and breaks down urea.This natural substance found in normal humans.Capsule is swallowed with urea attached to radiactive label c14. After 15 min. Breath into balloon which is analized to determine presence of bacteria. Food and certain medications interfere. ...Read more
Malabsorption: If a person cannot digest and absorb a sugar such as fructose or lactose, it is fermented by bacteria in the intestine and hydrogen gas is liberated that can be detected in the expired air. A positive test showing hydrogen in breath indicates inability to digest and absorb that sugar, in your case, fructose. ...Read more
Things with alcohol: Certain cold remedies and preparations contain alcohol, but a person would have to drink a great deal to have enough in their system for a positive breath test. Commonly, a breath test is most inaccurate if a person has just taken a drink, whereas, they are much more accurate if at least ten minutes passes since the last drink of anything. ...Read more
Breath test: This is the test that can be used to see if you have an infection in your stomach caused by an organism called helicpobactor pylori. It can be done by your doctor or you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
I'm having a hydrogen breath test on monday what is it exactly and what should I do to prepare for it?
I think i'm lactose intolerant ihad a breath test but it was fine idon't eat much dairy so ithink that y it's hard to detect.How else can prove it?
Foood challenge: Another way to prove sensitivity, allergy, or intolerance to a food would be to avoid all meals with the concerning food for 6 to 8 weeks. Then resume eating the food. Obvious return of your symptoms may be regarded as ostensibly conclusive. ...Read more
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