Bad Breath



Related Terms: Dental Scaling, Bad Breath Treatment, Bleeding Gums Treatment, Halitosis, Loose Tooth Treatment, Tooth Brushing Technique, Tooth Sensitivity

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Bad breath - Why your mouth stinks and how to cure it?
Article Overview: You must need to know how, when and, why your mouth stinks and how this problem can be prevented?!  Read Article »
Dr. Tooba Qazi
Dentist

 "EwWw. . . Your Mouth Stinks!" *embarrassed* - Yes! These words can stab deeply into one's heart like a sharp knife. Want to avoid this situation? You must need to know how, when, why your mouth stinks and how this problem can be prevented?!Bad breath/ Mouth stinking - medically termed as ...  Read Article »
 
Halitosis or Bad Breath: Causes and Management
Article Overview: In this article, read all about halitosis or bad breath.  Read Article »
Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar
Dentist

Each one of us have come across a condition which is designated in lay man's language as bad breath and medically as halitosis. What Is Halitosis? It simply refers to a feeling of having a bad breath with which no one feels comfortable. This condition affects around 20 to 25 % of the population in ...  Read Article »
 
How can bad breath be stopped and prevented?
Query: Hello doctor, I am facing a problem with bad smell from mouth. I have faced this problem six to eight months before after my accident and I took heavy-dose antibiotics. I have shown to a dentist and I have cleared all my tooth problems. After that also, I am facing this bad smell. I am taking Omepr...  Read Full »
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from halitosis and this requires a proper dental evaluation. If that is cleared then you might be having a gastroesophageal reflux disease. You need to be started on a combination of Rabeprazole and Domperidone once daily. Do Listerine gargl...  Read Full »
 
How to Prevent Bad Breath or Halitosis?
Article Overview: This article discusses the causes and management of bad breath which is also called halitosis.  Read Article »
Dr. Osman Adam
Dentist

Halitosis or a foul odor that comes from the mouth is not a medical emergency, but at least 25 to 30 percent of the world's population complains about this problem. Types: Halitosis can be described in two classes: Bad breath in the morning, which is a normal physiological change. However, it c ...  Read Article »
 
Why do I have bad breath in spite of flossing and using mouthwash?
Query: Hello doctor, Majority of times after I floss and then brush my teeth afterward I use cool mint Listerine mouthwash. I do not understand what is going on but my fiance says I have an unpleasant smell in my mouth. I do not have to be so close to him talking. After I had a wash with the Listerine, I ...  Read Full »
Dr. Gaurav Pandey
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You do not need to be frustrated. It is very common. There are various factors affecting your bad breath. You can try these things to improve your oral hygiene. Avoid foods and beverages that cause bad breath, eat more fruits and vegetables, take sufficient amount of...  Read Full »
 
Can sinusitis cause bad breath?
Query: Hi doctor,I have a persistent bad breath and bad taste in my mouth. I have excellent oral hygiene, and my dentist said my teeth and gums are all healthy. My doctor said that it could be sinus drainage, but I have dealt with this for years even when I have no drainage. It is ruining my personal life ...  Read Full »
Dr. Mehak Agarwal
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you get any CT scan of your sinuses done before to rule out sinusitis? Yes, sinusitis can cause such symptoms and to rule out that a CT scan is needed. Sinusitis also causes nose block, headache, and post-nasal drip. So if you have any of these symptoms,...  Read Full »
 
Why am I having bad breath problem even after scaling?
Query: Hello doctor, I went to the dentist because I am having bad breath problem whole day from last eight years. This bad breath is also there after brushing. The doctor did scaling and polishing and gave me a mouthwash (Chlorhexidine gluconate solution) but it did not work. I am still having bad breath...  Read Full »
Dr. Bindia
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The patient is suffering from halitosis or GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease). Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. See your dentist regularly, at least twice a year. Stop smoking and chewing to...  Read Full »
 
Why do I have bad breath even after maintaining proper oral hygiene?
Query: Hello doctor, I notice I have bad breath no matter how well I maintain proper teeth hygiene. What can help me in this regard?  Read Full »
Dr. Honey Arora
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can occur due to a number of causes like poor oral hygiene, oral and dental infections, postnasal drip, sinusitis, acid reflux, respiratory infections, diabetes, etc. You should consult an oral physician or an otolaryngologist and ...  Read Full »
 
Is my bad breath due to the fever medications I took?
Query: Hello doctor, I have severe bad breath problem after taking fever medications for a week. Does it come from my stomach? Please help me, as I am embarrassed.  Read Full »
Dr. (col) Rakesh Karanwal
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bad breath is due to the destruction of good bacteria in the intestine by antibiotics. I suggest you try probiotics, such as Lactobacilli, thrice daily for two weeks. You will feel better.  Read Full »
 
Why am I having bad breath?
Query: Hello doctor,I am 25 years old having bad breath. And I have consulted many dentists for treatment. But no one has any idea about what problem is actually causing bad breath. I usually brush my teeth 2 to 3 times daily.  Read Full »
Dr. Tooba Qazi
Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can opt for the following treatments stepwise. Start using antibacterial or Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash. This is best for bad breath or stinking mouth and halitosis. Use three times a day for two weeks. Another very helpful method for the cure of bad breath is...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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