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Does sinusitis usually cause bad breath?

Does sinusitis usually cause bad breath?

Sometimes: The purulent drainage from a sinus infection can smell bad... As it drains from the nose down the palate and into the throat... It can cause halitosis (bad breath). ...Read more

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Dr. Greg Rubin
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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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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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Does strep throat cause bad breath?

Does strep throat cause bad breath?

It Can: One of the classic signs of strep throat is small pus-filled blisters in the throat. Not only do these blisters sometimes smell bad, but it's also difficult to keep that area clean when it's sore and raw. In fact, keeping your mouth and teeth clean when you have a sore throat is also quite difficult and uncomfortable, so there's another potential cause of bad breath. ...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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Can gingivitis cause bad breath?

Of course: In most cases, gingivitis, or gum disease, is caused by improper oral hygiene, thus your bad breath is caused by gingivitis. The good news is it can be completely cured. Call your dentist today! ...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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Streptococcus bacteria, does it cause bad breath?

Streptococcus bacteria, does it cause bad breath?

Gingivitis: Some streptococcal species may be involved in gingival (gum) infections and these can produce bad breath. This can also result from infections in the sinuses, the back of the throat and other upper respiratory areas. The odor is that of destroyed tissue rather than products produced by the bacteria. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause bad smell?

Can sinus infection cause bad smell?

Definitely: Yes a sinus infection can definitely cause a bad smell in the nose. Some will describe it as a sweaty sock smell. ...Read more

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Does obsessed tooth cause bad breathbreath?

Does obsessed tooth cause bad breathbreath?

Yes: The bacteria involved with an abscesses tooth contain gram negative types that particularly produce a particular noxious smell. ...Read more

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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 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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Why does gastritis cause shortness of breath?

Why does gastritis cause shortness of breath?

Not sure : Gastritis is defined as inflammation of the stomach lining due to high levels of acid production. Other causes include using pain killers ( Aspirin , Indomethacin etc). Gastroesophageal reflux ( heartburn) is associated with the above conditions . There is association between uncontrolled heart burn and asthma though it is controversial. I do not see a direct link between gastritis and breathing. ...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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What can cause bad sinus headaches besides sinusitis?

What can cause bad sinus headaches besides sinusitis?

Without know more: Detail it is ahrd to say. What make you feel it is sinus? You could be having tension headache, migraine, allergy, eye strain.....Many types of headaches. Follow up with your dr for more information. ...Read more

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What can cause bad breath and yellow nasal discharge?

What can cause bad breath and yellow nasal discharge?

Sinus infections: The yellow discharge id due to bacteria, usually h, influenza, staph, or strep. The bad breath can be from postnasal drip and the bacteria which smells getting to your throat. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause bad odor?

Sinusitis: Both acute sinusitis and chronic sinusitis can cause a change in your sense of smell. They can also cause bad breath. If your sense of smell is severely compromised, see an ent. ...Read more

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Why does asthma cause shortness of breath when bending over?

Why does asthma cause shortness of breath when bending over?

Limited space: When you bend, you compress your lungs, making it harder to breathe and more noticeable when you have limited lung reserve. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining your sinuses. Acute sinusitis usually starts with coldlike symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more