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What is Halitosis?

What is Halitosis?

  • Halitosis: Bad breath.
  • Halitosis: An offensive, foul breath odor resulting from a variety of causes such as poor oral hygiene, dental or oral infections, or the ingestion of certain foods.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Halitosis: offensive breath.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Halitosis: Introduction

Types of Halitosis:

Broader types of Halitosis:

What causes Halitosis?

Causes of Halitosis: see causes of Halitosis
Risk factors for Halitosis: see risk factors for Halitosis

What are the symptoms of Halitosis?

Symptoms of Halitosis: see symptoms of Halitosis

Halitosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Halitosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Halitosis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Halitosis: see treatments for Halitosis
Alternative treatments for Halitosis: see alternative treatments for Halitosis
Research for Halitosis: see research for Halitosis

Organs Affected by Halitosis:

Organs and body systems related to Halitosis include:

Name and Aliases of Halitosis

Main name of condition: Halitosis

Other names or spellings for Halitosis:

Bad breath

Bad breath, Breath odor, Fetor oris, Foul breath Source - Diseases Database

Halitosis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Halitosis:

  • Fetor hepaticus
  • Lower respiratory tract infections (bronchial and lung infections)
  • Renal infections and renal failure
  • Carcinoma
  • Trimethylaminuria ("fish odor syndrome)
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Metabolic dysfunction

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