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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.

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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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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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?

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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