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How To Get Rid Of Bad Breath Permanently
Well...: Assuming that you're brushing and flossing regularly, bad breath can be a sign of a chronic sinus infection or an infection in your mouth and/or throat. If you are having any pain in your forehead or cheeks or tenderness in your mouth or throat and/or a stiff neck, see your doc right away. Post nasal drip and gastrointestinal problems can also cause bad breath. It's worth it to have an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid common causes: Halitosis (bad breath) after certain foods or drinks occurs for several reasons. Chemicals from some foods/drinks diffuse into the flesh in the mouth and throat. These chemicals (odors) keep coming out into the breath for many hours. Some foods or drinks cause odors when in the stomach. Stomach odors will come up through burps, and even without noticeable burps. Some substances stick to the teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Or do you mean bad breath? Can you describe when it started? Good hygiene...Flossing, brushing and brushing tongue will keep mouth clean and help taste buds function optimally. Taste can also be altered by types of dental appliances (dentures, retainers), meds, sinusitis, some vitamin deficiencies and systemic conditions. Some of these are also causes for bad breath. Talk with your doc. ...Read more
Good Luck: Heartburn or reflux is one of the most common things that we see in medical practice. Large meals or late meals or even meals high in fat content can contribute to reflux. Most people experience that at some point in their life. Try having smaller meals late in the day and avoid bending over and lifting after you do have a large meal. Meals high in fats will also contribute. ...Read more
See a dentist: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath (nose and throat/mouth), 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You already: know the answer to this. Stop smoking. Anything else will only temporarily cover,this smell. The more you smoke, the,harder it is to cover. Even if,you have tried to stop and failed, keep trying. Most smokers have to attempt this multiple,times before succeeding. Don't give up on yourself. Then you won't have to worry about cigarette breath. ...Read more
Diagnosis...: In order to treat a chronic cough, it is necessary to identify the etiology of the cough. Various possibilities include bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip, etc. And these possibilities all have different treatments. So, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If you smoke, smoking cessation is needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Clean up Diet: Eliminate sugars, carbohydrates from your diet. Eat organic fruits and vegetables and reduce meat intake. Take a supplement with large quantities of chlorophyll as well as vegetables high in chlorophyll. Take probiotics three times daily till odor gone. Bathe daily. If these things don't work within a couple of weeks you need to have scopes done top and bottom (egd/colonoscopy). ...Read more
You can't: You really can't do anything to get rid of them. They are caused by a virus and will get better on their own with time. You can take Ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain and avoid anything acidic or spicy in your diet that might make the pain worse. Sometimes topical lidocaine gel help with the pain as well, but make sure that it is out of reach of small children as this can be toxic to them. ...Read more
Many causes...: Bad breath or halitosis, can have several causes, ; it is sometimes multi-factorial. Accumulation of plaque and tartar in between ;; behind the teeth + presence of cavities are common causes. Also, many people have more accumulation of germs and debris on top surface of their tongue (to be brushed daily too). Others:presence of "post nasal drainage", acid reflux/ digestive problems ; some foods. ...Read more
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