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I need to know if eating dairy when you have a tonsillitis infection will cause tonsil stones - hard bumps in tonsil crypts that cause bad breath?

I need to know if eating dairy when you have a tonsillitis infection will cause tonsil stones - hard bumps in tonsil crypts that cause bad breath?

Tonsil stones: Tonsil stones can cause bad breath. But they are not typically caused by dairy products. The white spots may be from a strep infection. If you have not seen a doctor yet, you should. Rinsing with war salt water will help a sore throat and reduce tonsil stones ...Read more

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Bad Breath (Definition)

A foul odor from the mouth. Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with ...Read more


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I get bitter taste in my mouth&bad breath after eating &sometimes it goes away after awhile. My tongue has a yellowish hue to it. What could cause this?

I get bitter taste in my mouth&bad breath after eating &sometimes it goes away after awhile. My tongue has a yellowish hue to it. What could cause this?

Yellow Coated Tongue: Is an inflammation of the tongue papillae. The condition occurs when bacteria in the mouth produce pigments which cause the tongue to develop a yellow coating. The causes are poor oral hygiene, medications, fever, dehydration, and mouth breathing. Use a tongue scraper and hydrogen peroxide (5:1 water) as a treatment. ...Read more

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My 20month old has low grade fever (101) swollen painful gums, crying constantly, not eating, blood in mouth after brushing, very bad breath.?

My 20month old has low grade fever (101) swollen painful gums, crying constantly, not eating, blood in mouth after brushing, very bad breath.?

Get this checked: This sounds like stomatitis - a viral infection in the mouth that can be very painful and cause kids to become dehydrated. It is contagious, so I would keep your child home from daycare until it clears. See your doctor to make sure this is the diagnosis, and it's not something more serious. Also, your doc can suggest some medicines that can help the symptoms. ...Read more

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What cause bad breath?

What cause bad breath?

Several things: There are many causes for bad breath. Among the more common are gingivitis (inflammed or infected gums), possibly from poor brushing and flossing, and little stones that are formed in the holes in your tonsils, called tonsilloliths. There are more rare causes too. If good brushing and flossing doesn't help, you might see your dentist, primary doctor or nurse practitioner for help. ...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 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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What usually causes bad breath?

What usually causes bad breath?

Bad Breath: There is a whole host of causes of bad breath, both medical and dental. Visit this site for more information:

http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist. Com/fresh-breath-control. Htm. ...Read more

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What causes chronic bad breath?

What causes chronic bad breath?

Gum disease for one: Tonsillar stones are one of the most common causes of chronic bad breath. Periodontal disease is another. Also a decayed tooth, or gastric reflux as well. Don't over use mouth rinses to hide oral odors, rather see a dentist or ENT to rule out some of these issues. ...Read more

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What is the cause of bad breath?

Many causes: Bad breath can be caused by various conditions. Food which begins breakdown in the mouth eventually is broken down enters the bloodstream carried to your lungs and finally given off in your breath. Poor oral hygiene leading to gum disease adds to halitosis. Smoking and tobacco chewing can cause it as well. Finally medical conditions such as diabetes, liver and kidney disease can cause halitosis. ...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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What are some common causes of bad breath?

What in the hetaking: Not getting breaking down food out between your teeth using floss. ...Read more

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What should you eat that causes bad breath?

Dairy products: Dairy products can cause bad breath and many other things eg onions or garlic. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the cause of bad breath?

Please advise what is the cause of bad breath?

Common causes: Your diet, the condition of your teeth and gums (cavities ; periodontitis), acid reflux, and sinus infections, just to name a few. Have your dentist take a look first, then consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the cause of bad breath?

Many reasons: Bad breath can be attributed to many causes
medications
tooth decay
gum disease
stomach problems
if food products stay in your mouth and decompose they will cause bad breath
have it checked out if you have bad breath. ...Read more

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I do I cure bad breath? And what causes bad breath?

I do I cure bad breath? And what causes bad breath?

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

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What are some medical conditions that causes bad breath?

Sinus, tonsils, etc: Could be related to upper or lower respiratory infections, acid reflux, diabetes, etc. Or dental infections. ...Read more

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What are the causes and possible solutions for bad breath?

Mouth to stomach: Mouth: oral cavity is laden with bacteria, gums, ideep crypts of tongue and tonsils (mostly lymph tissue). Human bite is the dirtiest bite in animal kingdom, because we don't take care of properly. Softly brush all the teeth, gums and tongue (yes, tongue), twice daily, mouth wash/gargle. Acid reflux from stomach also a cause. Eat food slowly and relaxed, chew well, drink water, perhaps antacid rx. ...Read more

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What causes bad breath and how do you know if you have it?

What causes bad breath and how do you know if you have it?

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

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What cause bad breath? How could fix that problem bad breath

What cause bad breath? How could fix that problem bad breath

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

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I'm wondering what is the main cause of permanent bad breath?

Bacteria: Main cause oh halitosis (bad breath) is sulphur producing bacteria. Bacteria may be involved with infections (teeth, gums, tonsils/adenoids) or can collect between teeth or on tongue. May also be due to foods, intestinal problems, medications, and/or systemic illness. See both your General Dentist and your General Physician to determine the cause (s) of your problem. ...Read more

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What cause bad breath? How could u fix that problem bad breath

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

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Please help! Does chewing tabacco cause you to have bad breath?

Yes.. ..but. ...: Having bad breath after chewing tobacco will be my last concern, if you have been doing that for a while. Chemical burns, and oral cancers will be much more devastating things to cope with later on, if you continue that. Talk to your dentist please.! ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my chronic and persistent bad breath?

What could be the cause of my chronic and persistent bad breath?

Dental & Medical: 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 bad 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

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I've been suffering for bad breath for 10 years what is the majoy cause?

Bad breath: Caused from poor dental health, and may be a sign of other health problems. Also the type of food you eat or other factors like smoking can effect your breath. Rec.: see your dentist to determine the cause of the problem and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can avoiding foods that cause bad breath help you always or only temporarily?

See below: If you ovoid foods that make your breath bad your breath will be better until you start eating those foods again. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bad breath. I don't have bad breath, but what causes it?

Etiology could: Be dental or medical dental from poor oral hygiene, periodontal disease tooth decay / infections; diet - coffee / tobacco. ... Medical can stem from sinus issues, GI issues and the list goes on. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How are bad breath and diet linked? To what degree is bad breath caused by diet?

How are bad breath and diet linked? To what degree is bad breath caused by diet?

Definite link.: Bad breath can have various causes, but diet can definitely influence it. Garlic, onions and coffee are well known to cause bad breath. I'm sure there are many other foods and spices that do as well. Not eating regularly can also influence your breath. When you are low in blood sugar but don't eat, your body produces ketones which are exhaled and have a distinctive odor. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the main causes of bad breath and how should I avoid it?

I was wondering what are the main causes of bad breath and how should I avoid it?

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