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

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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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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I brush my teeth for 3 minutes, i floss, i drink water, and i don't eat foods that cause bad breath (onions etc) but for some reason i still have bad breath?

I brush my teeth for 3 minutes, i floss, i drink water, and i don't eat foods that cause bad breath (onions etc) but for some reason i still have bad breath?

Bad breath: A foul odor coming from the mouth is usually bacterial. Very often from bacteria housed in tartar (calculus). Getting your teeth cleaned by a hygienist regularly is very important. Another area can be the back of the tongue. Be sure to brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper. ...Read more

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I heard how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath be a result of that?

I heard how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath be a result of that?

Possible.: It is absolutely necessary to chew food properly before you swallow as digestion begins in the mouth, when food gets mixed with saliva.The food also is properly pulverised so that stomach acid & other enzmes of intestine can act upon the food more readily, & hence this process helps i n proper digestion.If the food is not digested properly, it backs up in the system, & when you burp, bad breath occurs. ...Read more

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I was reading about how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath happen because of it?

I was reading about how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath happen because of it?

Usually a cause: There is usually a cause for bad breath. Proper oral hygiene and healthy dentition and gums is the most important. But meds, supplements, poor nutrition and leaking fillings and/or crowns (caps, ) can be sources. Get a thorough checkup. Brushing your tongue does help. You do not want to overuse breath mints, etc., because the sucking on the mints can cause problems over time. ...Read more

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What are some tips to eliminate bad breath from food?

What are some tips to eliminate bad breath from food?

Watch your diet: You can't eliminate bad breath from food...Unless you mean eliminate bad breath from eating. The best bet is to not eat things that will give you bad breath emanating from either your mouth or your stomach. Case in point...Onions, garlic, broccoli etc. But you can keep your teeth and tongue clean to help with the oral problem of bad breath. ...Read more

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Could not chewing food properly result in bad breath?

Could not chewing food properly result in bad breath?

Yes, it may: The bad breath may differ during the day, due to eating certain foods like garlic, onions, meat, fish, cheese and and not chewing your food completely can cause you to have bad breath. Ask your dentist for more information. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could not chewing food properly result in bad breath?

Bad breath: The most common cause of bad breath is not brushing and not flossing your teeth. It is also important to clean your tongue. Regular dental care is essential. If this does not else innate bad breathe, then there are some medical causes for bad breath that your doctor can help, you with. ...Read more

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What foods would a person be limited to if they didn't want any bad breath?

Trial and error: Eating carrots celery and apples are a good start. Avoid garlic, onions and alcohol. After that try different foods and see which ones have a negative effect. Get your teeth cleaned at your dentist. Do you have acid reflux , if so medication can help.? ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods would a person be limited to in order to eliminate bad breath forever?

Please suggest what foods would a person be limited to in order to eliminate bad breath forever?

Wrong assumption: You assume that only changing your diet will guarantee an absence of halitosis, and that's just not true. Bad breath can be coming from your sinuses, your teeth and gums, and from acid reflux. Determine the cause and solve your dilemma. ...Read more

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I have bad breath can't. Get rid of can my bad breath is due to weight or the types of foods I eat ?will it give me breathing problems in the future

I have bad breath can't. Get rid of can my bad breath is due to weight or the types of foods I eat ?will it give me breathing problems in the future

Could be due: To dental issues or stomach issues. First check with the dentist . If that is good check with the doctor. It does not lead to breathing issues . ...Read more

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Why my 6 months old baby cough when she eats a baby food? And why she has a bad breath ? And when she drink her milk you can hear some wheezing

Why my 6 months old baby cough when she eats a baby food? And why she has a bad breath ? And when she drink her milk you can hear some wheezing

Pediatrician: Solid foods ( pureed) should not be introduced until 6 months of age. The wheezing can be related to mucous or food allergy- I suggest a pediatric evaluation and go very slowly with solids. ...Read more

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Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?

Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?

See an ENT physician: There are too many possibilities to guess what the problem is so vhave the doctor look down your throat to be able to diagnose the cause. ...Read more

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I'm having trouble swallowing drinks and food. I also feel my throat is dry and sore. I'm drooling and I've recently started having bad breath.

I'm having trouble swallowing drinks and food. I also feel my throat is dry and sore. I'm drooling and I've recently started having bad breath.

PopularWithTheGirls?: Sounds like you've got an infection in there, buddy! It may or may not need antibiotics, but it's at least a 50/50 chance for you. If you also have a fever and maybe some tender areas in the front part of your next,then it's 90/10. Drooling isn't a very good sign, either, so I suggest you see a doctor before it gets worse and see whther or not you need to take an antibiotic or another medication.+ ...Read more

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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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