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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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Thyroid disease causes bad breath?

Thyroid disease causes bad breath?

Can happen: Thyroid disease has many symptoms and while bad breath can occur in hypothyroid disease, don't think just because you have bad breathe, this means you have thyroid disease. There would be many other symptoms. The most common cause of bad breath is poor oral hygiene. Work with your dentist first. ...Read more

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White spots on tonsils, doesn't hurt, no bad breath, negative for strep and mono. Swollen neck glands, been treated multiple ways but never went away.

White spots on tonsils, doesn't hurt, no bad breath, negative for strep and mono. Swollen neck glands, been treated multiple ways but never went away.

Candidiasis ?: White spots coating anywhere in the mouth, including tonsils, is a typical symptom of oral candidiasis or oral thrush. If it’s oral thrush, white spots on tonsils are due to a fungal infection. Rec.: see ENT for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Feet hurt always, bad breath, frequent urination, swollen neck glands, swollen abdomen, loss of weight, heavy drinker and smoker, eat at night only?

Feet hurt always, bad breath, frequent urination, swollen neck glands, swollen abdomen, loss of weight, heavy  drinker and smoker, eat at night only?

2 separate problems: 1. General health problem, see your primary health physician for examination, tests and treatment. 2. Bad breath, see your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment or rule out any dental problem. Take care. ...Read more

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Toddler has high temp, night sweats, bad breath, bleeding gums, blisters on tongue, swollen lymph nodes in neck, loss of appetite. Enlarged adenoids ?

Toddler has high temp, night sweats, bad breath, bleeding gums, blisters on tongue, swollen lymph nodes in neck, loss of appetite. Enlarged adenoids ?

Gingivostomatitis: The different diagnosis with this constellation is varied. Bacterial verses viral.The blisters on the tongue point to a viral cause. Recommend seeing your pediatrician for assessment especially as blisters can be quite painful babies often will refuse to drink and can get dehydrated. ...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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Need advice on what is the the cause of bad breath?

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 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

Bacteria, food u eat: Bacteria, in the form of plaque on your teeth and tongue can cause bad breath. You could also have esophageal reflux. You should see you dentist for an evaluation and cleaning or scaling and root planing (deep cleaning) if you have gingivitis or periodontitis (in which case you have bone loss). Also called gum disease or pyhorrea. ...Read more

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

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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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

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Does having a tongue ring cause bad breath?

Does having a tongue ring cause bad breath?

Probably very little: Most people's tongues are cleaned somewhat by food and drinking, so that thick odoriferous bacteria does not build up. There are tools sold to scrape and clean the tongue if you are concerned, or you could just use a dull dinner type knife to scrape the tongue. What i would be worried about is breaking and cracking of teeth. I have seen teeth lost from clenching on the barbell. ...Read more

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Does digestive tract odor cause bad breath?

No: these are two separate processes. Bad breath or halitosis is caused by mouth bacteria which dont have anything to do with the lower GI tract which is essentially separated from the "lower" GI tract by the acid within the stomach. For bad breath I recommend brushing your tongue daily and seeing your dentist. ...Read more

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What can cause bad breath after tonsils removal?

Tonsil stone: Is very common condition. Tonsil stones are irregularly-yellowish, very bad-smelling globs of calcium, collagen, mucus and bacteria that get caught in the back of the throat. Many small tonsil stones do not cause any noticeable symptoms. The larger stones can have a major symptoms like a constant bad breath, sore throat and earache. Remove the stone with waterpik. If concerned see ent. ...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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Is it actually true that dentures cause bad breath?

Yes they can: If you don't keep your dentures clean, they will absorb food odor and harbor bacteria. That is why it is important to clean your dentures after each meal and use denture cleanser once per day. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more