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Mothball Breath Odor
Yes: This is caused by bacteria in the mouth, decay or gum disease. Brushing, flossing and tongue cleaning are essential to removing this bacteria. Start with a dental exam and teeth cleaning. Keep your mouth clean. And this should help. If there is still a breath problem then see md to evaluate medical causes, like sinus, postnatal drip, acid reflux, being the most common. Read more
Bad breath: Halitosis, bad breath is caused by poor dental health, tooth decay and may be a sign of other systemic health problems. Also the type of food you eat or other factors like smoking can effect your breath. Rec.: see a dentist to determine the cause of the problem and proper treatment. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: These are two separate processes. Bad breath or halitosis is caused by mouth bacteria which don't 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
Not by smell alone: Infected tonsils smell. Bacteria between teeth that's not removed by floss smell. Bacteria on top and back of to get smell, as does infected adenoid, infected sinuses, food debris & bacteria rotting in gum pockets, gastric reflux, and so many other causes. Your General Dentist and General Physician may have to collaborate to help you solve your halitosis. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having the problem of Bad breath. Whenever I sneeze in normal days also very bad odor comes with it which very irritating and embarrassing also?
Hygiene: Good oral hygiene, eat small meals check for large tonsils etc. May use some mouth wash or mints. But do not worry. Usually no specific cause is found. Eat small meals and keep wt under control. Read more
There is a very unpleasant odor whenever I sneeze although I don't have a bad breath. What could be the reason? Thanks
Does the smell of bad breath that you get from having lactose intolerance have the same odor as the smell of bad breath from alcohol? If so why?
I'm having a really bad breath issue I have been to the Dennis have all my teeth checked and fixed. I don't know what the odor is coming from I do hav?
12 years chronic bad breath, 4 main odors- fecal, sulphuric, rotten and rancid. Recurring sinus and sumtimes chest infections. Very bad! Need advice?
Get treated: Adequately for your sinusitis, post nasal drip and bronchitis which contribute to your bad breath. Acid reflux may cause it too. Take care! Http://health. Yahoo. Net/experts/dayinhealth/7-fresh-tips-prevent-bad-breath http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/wellness/hygiene-tips/6-tips-to-cure-bad-breath. Htm. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad breath. But Air from nose when I breathe out has no odor (to other people). Does this mean bad breath cause is the mouth & not other organs?
Been having problems lately I brush floss and scrape tongue and five minutes later still have bad breath I'm 244 pounds what can it comes from and how to freshen it I use mouthwash at times for embarrassing foul odor but still smells bad?
See DDS first: When was the last time a dentist did a through checkup including x-rays and a cleaning? The dentist will ascertain whether you have underlying gum disease or caries. If nothing of dental etiology is evident, you may be referred to your MD for further evaluation. Read moreSee 17 more doctor answers
Anytime I drink alcohol I smell like feces, my skin is sticky, I have bad breath and body odor. Please help me understand what's going?
Alcohol Dependence: I understand your distress. Let Wise Woman within you ask: •How long is your use of Alcohol? •Effect on marriage, relationships, work, and finances? •Drugs or gambling Addictions? •How deep is your desire to decreasing Alcohol; and reasons for it? See a Psychiatrist for •Therapy to understand use of Alcohol, •to learn coping skills to deal with stresses •Attend AA Meetings Your Life is Precious! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extreme body odor can be smelled from far away Strong bad smelling urine Bad breath Saw Dermatologist Nephrologist Kidney is fine but smell is 24/7?
What do you do?: Body odor is caused either by something you eat or from bacterial breakdown such is axilla or other locations. Are you eating something such as garlic or other types of food that comes through your pores. Do you use deodorant or bathe at least once per day? These are routine suggestions. Read more
I have bad breath odor that smells like ammonia and/or feces. I was tested negative for halitosis, negative for sinus or tonsil problems and GI tested?
Bad breath: Many things can contribute to bad breath. It usually helps to brush the roof of the mouth and tongue. Better yet is to get a tounge scraper to clean the surface of the tongue, where lots of bacteria tend to accumulate. Patients with gum disease often have oral malodor. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have body odor & I can't get rid of bad breath I floss and brush & still don't work can it be my stomach or maybe a sign of diabetes I'm 240 pounds?
Can digestive tract odor gives you bad breath I brush and floss everyday and still bad breath can it be from stomach area release in gases?
Bad breath: There are many reasons for halitosis, including reflux or odor coming from stomach. The source may also be sinuses and tongue. Are there any other symptoms that may suggest reflux such as heartburn, sore throat or belching? Chronic Halitosis may also be suggestive of an infection. Coincidentally, one of the more effective antibiotics to treat such infection is Flagyl which you are on. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a urine and feces breath odor. It's really bad when I eat chocolate & coffee my dentist says no problem with teeth, no problem with sinuses.
Medical condition?: Have you had a recent physical examination? If your dentist performed a thorough evaluation and found nothing wrong, then possibly you have an ongoing medical condition that needs to be addressed. See your internist or family practice physician for an evaluation. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I am feeling like I have bad breath. I was diagnosedbad. Does this 100% mean by breath is bad and people can smell it?
Simple solution: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, my 16 months son has a very bad breath smell since one week, he's not under medication &he eats normally. What are the possible causes of this?
Multiple Answers: First find the cause and deal with that directly. Typically, bad breath stems from bacteria between teeth, on the tongue and around the gums. Fortunately, this problem is often easy to fix: good oral hygiene (brushing 2x day, flossing & brushing your tongue), regular visits to your dentist (to prevent gum disease), and ruling out any underlying conditions or other factors. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dental hygiene: First make sure you've got the basics covered. Brushing and flossing at least twice a day. Using a mouthwash can help also. If these measures aren't working then you should see your dentist as you could have gum disease which is contributing to the bad breath. It's also a good idea to have regular routine dental visits for cleanings. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers