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I doubt whether there is a treatment of halitosis. Visiting doctors for the past eight years and it is getting worse and worse.I lost hope.?

I doubt whether there is a treatment of halitosis. Visiting doctors for the past eight years and it is getting worse and worse.I lost hope.?

See a dentist: See your dentist. Different things cause halitosis. Could be an infection, dry mouth, medications, tonsils, gum problems, tounge problems or issues with your stomach. Talk to your dentist to rule out any mouth issues then to an ear, nose and throat specialist. ...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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18 y/o bad breath; have GERD and tonsil stones, doctors say tonsils are too small to remove, what are some ways to reduce halitosis?

18 y/o bad breath; have GERD and tonsil stones, doctors say tonsils are too small to remove, what are some ways to reduce halitosis?

Bad breath: Maintain regular dental visits. Brush and floss thoroughly at least twice a day. Clean your tongue with a tongue scraper or toothbrush...See your dentist or dental hygienist for proper technique. Control your gerd with diet. Gargle with mouthwash to try and flush debris from the tonsil areas. ...Read more

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I have halitosis long problem which never heal since i on high school even i routinely brush my teeth, I have been check for many doctors. Thanks.

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I have halitosis long problem which never heal since i on high school even i routinely brush my teeth, I have been check for many doctors. Thanks.

Gum bleeding: Halitosis caused from GI problems and oral problems. Orally, it caused by bleeding gums, food impaction, and oral infection. Correct treatment would address these etiologies. ...Read more

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I have suffered from halitosis for most of my adult life. I took aciphex and that worked for five years. What else should I do my doctor put me on a new medication called Dexilant and that worked for a week. I also have dry mouth. I took an h. Pylori

I have suffered from halitosis for most of my adult life.  I took aciphex and that worked for five years.  What else should I do my doctor put me on a new medication called Dexilant and that worked for a week.  I also have dry mouth.  I took an h. Pylori

It : It seems like your physician has taken care of the potential gastrointestinal causes of your halitosis. Bad breath can also occur from untreated dental problems. When is the last time you had a dental exam, radiographs, and a professional cleaning? Cavities full of bacteria, periodontal problems, and accumulated calculus are some of the things that may be contributing to your problem. The dry mouth does not help your situation, either. Is the dry mouth a side effect of other medications you are taking? Hope this info helps. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, i need help getting rid of bad breath?

Hello doctors, i need help getting rid of bad breath?

Bad breath from?: Start by going to this website for some basic information about the many causes of bad breath: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.Com/fresh-breath-control.Htm then see your dentist for a professional cleaning, a periodontal (gum) evaluation and checking to see if you have cavities. Learn how to brush and floss properly. If all dental causes are ruled out, you might be referred to a physician. ...Read more

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Heey doc, ivee been having this chronic bad breath for the pass 3 years now. People could smell me from close doors and feets away. I tried everything?

Heey doc, ivee been having this chronic bad breath for the pass 3 years now. People could smell me from close doors and feets away. I tried everything?

Determine the cause: Once the cause of your bad breath is determined, you can address the factors and treat your halitosis Diet, sinus infection, decayed teeth, periodontal disease, and acid reflux are a few of the most common causes. Start with your dentist... get a thorough exam and a professional cleaning; have all decayed teeth restored. If problem persists, see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor. I am from India. I really need Help regarding my Problem. Actually I am suffering from bad breath since 4 Years. Though previously this condition was not that severe. And the bad breath used to go away. But from 1 year, the bad breath alway

Hello Doctor. I am from India. I really need Help regarding my Problem. 
Actually I am suffering from bad breath since 4 Years. Though previously this condition was not that severe. And the bad breath used to go away. But from 1 year, the bad breath alway

See a dentist: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am having salty cough some time little blood with cough , also evening I feel bad breath,I went Doctor he said nothing I need your help badly please?

I am having salty cough some time little blood with cough , also evening I feel bad breath,I went Doctor he said nothing I need your help badly please?

Cough: If this cough followed a simple viral headcold it may only be mild involvement of the trachea(windpipe) and should resolve in a few days without any specific treatment. If it persists longer, and especially if it isn't part of a simple headcold, further investigation is advisable including a chest X-Ray and a careful nose and throat examination in view of the occasional coughing of blood ...Read more

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So my boyfriend has bad breath, so when ever I kiss him I want to gag cause it smells bad how dose he get rid of it doc?

So my boyfriend has bad breath, so when ever I kiss him I want to gag cause it smells bad how dose he get rid of it doc?

Find cause: The usual cause of bad breath is crud on the tongue and between the teeth. Have him floss between his teeth and then run the floss over the back of his tongue. If the floss smells like bad breath afterwards, you've got it treated. You need to do the same of course to keep him company. If the breath is still nasty, there may be chronic oral disease; a physician can find it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can bad breath be caused by h.Pylori? And what type of doctor usually tests for this disease? A g.P. ? And is this test expensive? Pls assist. Thank u

Bad breath: May not be due ti h pylori , usually your stomach is effected , their presence could be detected by simple blood test , not very expansive , your gp can refer you for lab. For bad breath maintain good oral hygiene by frequent brushing and mouth washes , see dentist get treated if you have gum , or tooth infections ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will lung poisoning cause bad breath?

Need doctor's help! will lung poisoning cause bad breath?

It is possible: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth and gum disease. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bad breath problem i consulted my doctor she said you have no problem in your mouth check your gastric problem gastric can cause bad breath?

Halitosis: Its very common, unfortunately not all of the cases of halitosis (bad breath), have a dental ethiology. If you suffer from any kind of gastric problems bad breath could be common, it is important to consult with a primary doctor to identify that possibility. Sometimes a bacterial culture could be made to recognize the type of bacteria. ...Read more

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Bad breath problem mainly in summer.Asthma and tuberculosis tests are negative. My doctor says that I have dust allergies. Please advise me.

Bad breath problem mainly in summer.Asthma and tuberculosis tests are negative. My doctor says that I have dust allergies. Please advise me.

Bad breath: Halitosis (bad breath) may be a symptom of chronic sinus infection or even acid reflux. Allergic rhinitis with post nasal discharge and mouth breathing from nasal congestion could lead to bad breath more likely year round. Treatment for dust mite allergy should be confirmed and if present treated. If halitosis resolves, then that was the reason. ...Read more

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I noticed my bad breath gets worse when im hungry n i feel like b.Breath comes from my throat. Which doctor of my local hospital I should contact?

I noticed my bad breath gets worse when im hungry n i feel like b.Breath comes from my throat. Which doctor of my local hospital I should contact?

Dentist: Unless you have an infection / sore throat, most bad breath, that is not food based (garlic, onions, etc) is from bacteria on the back of the tongue or from gum disease bacteria. See your dentist first for a thorough evaluation, possibly deep cleaning. Until then, brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper to clean off the tongue surface, you will be amazed at the results. ...Read more

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Some doctors say I need a tonsillectomy, some say no. I've had tonsil stones for over a year with bad breath and many sore throats. Surgery? Pros/cons

Some doctors say I need a tonsillectomy, some say no. I've had tonsil stones for over a year with bad breath and many sore throats. Surgery? Pros/cons

2 treatments: there are 2 main schools of thoughts of treatments. Conservative treatment; salt water gargles, extraction of stones manually, and treatment of infections. Surgical; gets rid of the conservative treatments but has the added risk of bleeding. At some point you will need to make the choice. ...Read more

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My gums have become sensitive they bleed they hurt me and give me bad breath, what treatment the doctor will take to heal them (step by step)?

My gums have become sensitive they bleed they hurt me and give me bad breath, what treatment the doctor will take to heal them (step by step)?

Education: The first step to solving this is to become knowledgeable about what causes it so you can regain control. Diet is a big part of the solution especially avoiding sugary foods. Home care is essential and the tools you use are less important than the process by which you use them to thoroughly clean your teeth. Professional cleaning should round it out. You won't believe the difference! Good luck.. ...Read more

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