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My husband has extreme halatosis even though he brushes and gargles and floss three thmes a day even when he talks its bad what could be going on?
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Dr. Peter Dantini
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sinus?
I assume that his dentist has said he has no dental problems.
Usually a foul breath as you describe can be caused by an infected sinus. Other causes can be tonsils, or stomach issues. First rule out teeth and gums, then sinus, and then move onto the less likely causes.

In brief: Sinus?
I assume that his dentist has said he has no dental problems.
Usually a foul breath as you describe can be caused by an infected sinus. Other causes can be tonsils, or stomach issues. First rule out teeth and gums, then sinus, and then move onto the less likely causes.
Dr. Peter Dantini
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Dr. Jack Binder
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Could be...
Could be a dental problem like decay, oral infection, or gum disease.
Could be due to what he eats. In any case, he should see a dentist for a definitive answer.

In brief: Could be...
Could be a dental problem like decay, oral infection, or gum disease.
Could be due to what he eats. In any case, he should see a dentist for a definitive answer.
Dr. Jack Binder
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Dr. Lon Kessler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Periodontal Disease
He can allso use use of a tongue cleaner.
The use of an antimicrobial mouthrinse may also help. I recommend smart mouth advanced mouthrinse. Make sure periodontal disease is not the underlying cause.

In brief: Periodontal Disease
He can allso use use of a tongue cleaner.
The use of an antimicrobial mouthrinse may also help. I recommend smart mouth advanced mouthrinse. Make sure periodontal disease is not the underlying cause.
Dr. Lon Kessler
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Diet
If dental/oral hygiene is good then diet is the next most common cause of bad breath.
First things to eliminate from the diet is all garlic, onions and peppers. It will take about 3 days for these substances to be cleared from the body.

In brief: Diet
If dental/oral hygiene is good then diet is the next most common cause of bad breath.
First things to eliminate from the diet is all garlic, onions and peppers. It will take about 3 days for these substances to be cleared from the body.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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Dr. Frank Berman
a sinus infection with the post-nasal drip or stomach gastritis can also cause terrible bad breath. If the teeth and gums (periodontal disease) check out okay, then it could be a medical problem.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Med & dental causes
Problems with bad breath can be related to oral hygiene (i.
e., caries, periodontal disease, insufficient saliva) or due to general medical problems such as sinusitis, gastric reflux, diabetes etc. Smoking is a major cause of ad breath. Smoking is a major cause alsorecommend starting with a dental evaluation. If that doesn’t turn up the cause – then recommend eval by your physician. Take care.

In brief: Med & dental causes
Problems with bad breath can be related to oral hygiene (i.
e., caries, periodontal disease, insufficient saliva) or due to general medical problems such as sinusitis, gastric reflux, diabetes etc. Smoking is a major cause of ad breath. Smoking is a major cause alsorecommend starting with a dental evaluation. If that doesn’t turn up the cause – then recommend eval by your physician. Take care.
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