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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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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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What are the causes of bad eyesight?

What are the causes of bad eyesight?

To broad!: One may need glasses, one may have a disease, one may have infection, injury, etc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of shortness of breath?

What are the causes of shortness of breath?

Shortness of breath: This is a symptom of not getting enough air. It can be caused by many things. If the person is normal but there isn't enough oxygen, if the person over exerts. If there isn't enough red blood cells in the blood. If the lungs don't work well, heart dysfunction, abnormal respiratory mechanics. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of shortness of breath?

Many possibilities: You're taking albuterol so asthma & copd/emphysema come to mind. Pleural effusion & pulmonary embolism, too. Bronchitis & pneumonia. Heart attack & heart failure. Abnormal heart rhythm. Pneumothorax. If that's not enough, check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/shortness-of-breath/my00119/dsection=causes. Check w/your doc for thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of bad breath?

What is the cause of bad breath?

Many causes: Bad breath can be caused by various conditions. Food which begins breakdown in the mouth eventually is broken down enters the bloodstream carried to your lungs and finally given off in your breath. Poor oral hygiene leading to gum disease adds to halitosis. Smoking and tobacco chewing can cause it as well. Finally medical conditions such as diabetes, liver and kidney disease can cause halitosis. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of bad breath?

What in the hetaking: Not getting breaking down food out between your teeth using floss. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chest pain?

What are the causes of chest pain?

Many: There are numerous causes of chest pain including: trauma, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, pneumonia, pleurisy, shingles, muscle spasms, coughing, costochondritis- just to name a few. It's important to see your doctor or go the er if you develop chest pain. ...Read more

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What are the causes of flatulence?

What are the causes of flatulence?

Two main sources: Your flattus is composed of the air you swallow & gasses created by grems in your digestive tract.Bacteria & other germs live off the material your body does'nt absorb during digestion & produce a gas in this process. Lactose ingested by intolerant people will make them gassy because the germs love the left overs. A sugar in vegies(fucose) makes most of us gassy since we can't absorb it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bad breath and how to avoid it?

What are the causes of bad breath and how to avoid it?

Oral hygiene: Halitosis or bad breath can have a multitude of causes: food and plaque stuck on or between teeth, decaying teeth, gum disease (gingivitis) or advanced gum disease (periodontitis), and a dirty tongue. Start at home with impeccable oral hygiene including brushing thoroughly 2-3 times per day, flossing daily, brushing or scraping the tongue, and using listerine rinse. Also see the dentist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of asthma??

What are the causes of asthma??

Asthma: Asthma is caused by reactive airways that results in excess mucous production + narrowed airways. Symptoms are usually episodic and triggered by allergies (grasses, pollen, mould) or infections. Some people get exercise-induced symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of diahrrea?

What are the causes of diahrrea?

Rapid transit: Diarrhea is caused by transit of stool through the GI tract that is too rapid. ...Read more

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What are the causes of trapped burps/gas?

What are the causes of trapped burps/gas?

Swallowing: Air in your stomach comes from something you ingested - carbonated beverage for example - or from air you have swallowed. These gases are normally trapped by a sphincter which closes off your lower esophagus from your stomach. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic nausea?

What are the causes of chronic nausea?

Numerous: There are many causes of chronic nausea from medications to gastrointestinal problems, metabolic derangements, and even pregnancy. Chronic nausea is a condition that needs to be evaluated by a physician to determine the cause and find an effective therapy. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic cough?

What are the causes of chronic cough?

Bronchial irritation: Bronchial tube irritation, sinus/nasal irritation, gastroesophageal reflux all tend to cause chronic cough. In the lung smoking, asthma, pneumonia (especially pertussis, mycoplasma), foreign bodies can cause chronic cough. Treat acid reflux disease, sinus infection sinusitis. Some medications such as ace inhibitors. Stepwise treatment of asthma with sinus, gi, treatment avoid aspirin/dust. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sour burps?

What are the causes of sour burps?

GERD versus burping?: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. Both acid & bile reflux possible too. ...Read more

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What are the causes of headache?

What are the causes of headache?

Headaches: There are many types of headaches and there are many causes of these headaches. Please give more information concerning your headaches and the question you have. ...Read more

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What are the causes of headache?

What are the causes of headache?

Many Different: There are many different causes for headaches, both known and unknown. Muscle tension or stress headaches are caused by the muscles around the skull tightening. Some headaches are caused by pressure inside the brain or skull. Some are caused by infection or damage to a nerve around the head. Many others are unknown. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chest tightness and pain?

What are the causes of chest tightness and pain?

Multifactorial: Chest tightness and pain can be caused by a variety of reasons, including cardiac, pulmonary, gasto-intestinal and musculo-skeletal. In order to differentiate the cause a careful history and physical exam is often necessary. Lab tests and radiologic studies may also be necessary. The answer is often easy but can be very complicated. ...Read more

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