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Does constipation cause bad breath ? Or is it cause of stomach infections or disease ?

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Stomach

Bad breath is often related to dental disease, but sometimes related to a sinus condition or chronic tonsillitis.
However, very often, it is often related to the stomach and food intolerances( foods that you don't digest well-mild/dairy, etc.).

In brief: Stomach

Bad breath is often related to dental disease, but sometimes related to a sinus condition or chronic tonsillitis.
However, very often, it is often related to the stomach and food intolerances( foods that you don't digest well-mild/dairy, etc.).
Dr. William Culviner
Dr. William Culviner
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: No, No, and NO!

Please don't be fooled by colon cleanser claims! constipation is defined by doctors as bowel infrequency--less than one stool every 3-4 days.
In most cases of non-obstructed constipation, neither bad breath, stomach infections, nor disease in general will result. Be concerned in rare cases of bowel blockage of any cause, marked dysmotility (colonic inertia, pelvic floor dysfunction), etc.

In brief: No, No, and NO!

Please don't be fooled by colon cleanser claims! constipation is defined by doctors as bowel infrequency--less than one stool every 3-4 days.
In most cases of non-obstructed constipation, neither bad breath, stomach infections, nor disease in general will result. Be concerned in rare cases of bowel blockage of any cause, marked dysmotility (colonic inertia, pelvic floor dysfunction), etc.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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