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What are the causes and possible solutions for bad breath?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Mouth to stomach

Mouth: oral cavity is laden with bacteria, gums, ideep crypts of tongue and tonsils (mostly lymph tissue).
Human bite is the dirtiest bite in animal kingdom, because we dont take care of properly. Softly brush all the teeth, gums and tongue (yes, tongue), twice daily, mouth wash/gargle. Acid reflux from stomach also a cause. Eat food slowly and relaxed, chew well, drink water, perhaps antacid rx.

In brief: Mouth to stomach

Mouth: oral cavity is laden with bacteria, gums, ideep crypts of tongue and tonsils (mostly lymph tissue).
Human bite is the dirtiest bite in animal kingdom, because we dont take care of properly. Softly brush all the teeth, gums and tongue (yes, tongue), twice daily, mouth wash/gargle. Acid reflux from stomach also a cause. Eat food slowly and relaxed, chew well, drink water, perhaps antacid rx.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
chronic sinus conditions may also be associated with halitosis
Dr. Stan Shih
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Oral hygiene

Plaque/bacteria on the teeth and tongue.
Sometimes if a tooth has a cavity or if gum disease is present, or if a dental infection is present, bad odors can occur. Odors can also come from the stomach.

In brief: Oral hygiene

Plaque/bacteria on the teeth and tongue.
Sometimes if a tooth has a cavity or if gum disease is present, or if a dental infection is present, bad odors can occur. Odors can also come from the stomach.
Dr. Stan Shih
Dr. Stan Shih
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: 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/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.

In brief: 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/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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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