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Can Constipation Cause Bad Breath
No, No, and NO!: Please don't be fooled by colon cleanser claims! constipation is defined by doctors as bowel infrequency--less than one stool every 3-4 days. In most cases of non-obstructed constipation, neither bad breath, stomach infections, nor disease in general will result. Be concerned in rare cases of bowel blockage of any cause, marked dysmotility (colonic inertia, pelvic floor dysfunction), etc. ...Read more
How do I get rid of bad breath from constipation, even if I empty my bowels everyday with the help of prunes? Plus, I have enough fiber and water
Dry mouth/ throat, bad breath, more thirst, frequent urination, some times constipation! Is this symptom for something??
See your physician: This may not be something serious, but it definitely is something you should discuss with your physician. Some of the symptoms are seen in medical conditions, but sometimes these are part of normal physiology ...Read more
I've been experiencing acid washing up in my throat, bad breath, light heart burn for 2 months. Constipation comes and goes. Any solution? Tried Zantac (ranitidine)
Get treatment: You should see a gastroenterologist your symptoms are their specialty. ...Read more
I have acid reflux-acid washing up throat, indigestion-bad breath from stomach and constipation, laxatives or prunes don't work, solutions?
Do I have h pylori if I have these symptoms:acid reflux-light heartburn and sore throat, constant bad breath, weight loss and constipation?
Possibly: Best answer is to see gastroenterologist to have evaluation and h pylori test if recommended. ...Read more
Toddler's poop sometimes smells like bad breath/halitosis. Tends to smell this way more when toddler is constipated.?
Fermentation: The longer stool stays in the large intestine, the more time bacteria have to make products of fermentation (methane, sulfur compounds, carbon dioxide.) Encourage your toddler to eat more fiber. Fresh fruit are good sources that toddlers generally like. Also probiotics like active culture yogurt and Activia may help. Consult your pediatrician about other treatment for constipation. ...Read more
Recovering a little from incomplete bowel movements, but bad breath won't 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
Bad Breath Cures: The symptom of bad breath can come from many different ways in the digestive system. I would start with the mouth. Be certain that you are current with your dentist. Periodontal disease can lead to bad breath. Getting and keeping your gums clean can go a long way to improve breath. Be sure to clean your tongue. I recommend a tongue scraper and change your toothbrush regularly. ...Read more
3 things: Most people don't know they have bad breath-a dentist can tell you. Halitosis is usually caused by 3 things: 1) poor oral hygiene leading to gingivitis or periodontitis 2) stomach issues 3) sinus problems. Visit your dentist to have teeth and gums checked and follow their directions. If it's not your mouth, have your doctor check your stomach for acid reflux and your sinuses for chronic infection. ...Read more
See your dentist: Sources: gut, plaque (germs), pus (infection), cavities (rotting tooth). See your dentist to find the reason for yours. Until then: avoid foods that cause it (garlic, onions, certain spices); floss and brush your teeth (every night); use listerine (essential oils help), and cut out the sugar habit to minimize further decay (note--i didn't say "eliminate" decay). ...Read more
VSC: Vsc, or variable sulfur compound, is the end product of blood. Bleeding in your mouth is due to gingival inflammation from food impaction, abscess, infection, faulty restorations. Other cause of bad breath is medical related (gi problems, diabetes). Treatment required treating the cause of bad breath. ...Read more
Bad Breath: Main cause is usually poor oral hygiene. See the following website for more information on medical and dental causes as well as help preventing and eliminating it. Start with a visit to your dentist for an evaluation. Http://www. Smilesapartcosmeticdentist. Com/fresh-breath-control. Htm. ...Read more
Bacteria that find: Access under a failing/loose filling can have a simply awful smell and taste. The bad breath is caused by the oral bacteria and not simply from a lost filling. The tooth that has lost the restoration needs to be evaluated very soon. Delay is unwise. Other causes of breath malodor can be explained to you by your dentist. Good luck! ...Read more
Crusted milk curds: If baby is normal and is not taking any meds, probably from not cleaning milk off the tongue. ...Read more
Dry mouth: Hypertensive medications have a common side effect of causing xerostomia (dry mouth). This decreases the saliva flow in your mouth and its rinsing properties. This might predisposes area to plaque accumulation. However, with proper brushing and regular professional cleanings, your concern of bad breathe can be controlled. ...Read more
Yes, not known to:
There are many good probiotics but the strain in culturelle has been used in over 800 research studies (more than any other strain) and has been found to be both safe ; effective for a variety of health issues. Some people have mild gas ; bloating when they start taking it ; it may help kill unfriendly flora, but it is not known to cause bad breath. Visit http://www. Culturelle. Com/
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Many causes...: Bad breath or halitosis, can have several causes, and it is sometimes multi-factorial. Accumulation of plaque ; tartar in between ; behind the teeth, ; presence of cavities are common causes. Also, many people have more accumulation of germs and debris on top surface of their tongue (to be brushed daily too). Others:presences of "post nasal drainage", acid reflux/ digestive problems ;. ...Read more
Nasal wash: Try a nasal wash product. It is a bottle that you fill with purified water and a salt/baking soda packet. You then stand over the sink, place the bottle in your nose, and gently spray the bottle. It will clear out bacteria, mucus, and debris from the nasal and lower sinuses. Have you been tested for allergies? Sometimes allergies can mask as chronic sinusitis. Be well. ...Read more
I have a bad breath problem I have no gum problem but I have a gastric problem does gastric problem can cause bad breath?
Yes it can.: Bad breath comes from volitile sulfur compounds. The source of these are from decaying tissue in some location. If you have perfect oral hygiene and have no "gum" problems then you should look for the origin somewhere else. It could be from your gastric problem, diabetes, or a tumor. Have a thorough physical exam asap. ...Read more
I brush twice a day but still have bad breath in the evenings and nights. What is the cause? Is there a cure and who should I consult with?
Hello, my 16 months son has a very bad breath smell since one week, he's not under medication &he eats normally. What are the possible causes of this?
Multiple Answers: First find the cause and deal with that directly. Typically, bad breath stems from bacteria between teeth, on the tongue and around the gums. Fortunately, this problem is often easy to fix: good oral hygiene (brushing 2x day, flossing & brushing your tongue), regular visits to your dentist (to prevent gum disease), and ruling out any underlying conditions or other factors. ...Read more
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