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Halitosis: Introduction

Halitosis: Bad breath. See detailed information below for a list of 89 causes of Halitosis, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Halitosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Halitosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Halitosis

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Causes of Types of Halitosis:

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Halitosis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Halitosis may include:

  • Good oral hygience practices
  • Dental flossing
  • Interdental cleaners- toothpicks
  • Tongue scrapers
  • Mouth rinses
  • Dentrifices
  • more treatments...»

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Stories from Users for Halitosis

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Halitosis

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Halitosis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Halitosis

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Hospitals & Clinics: Halitosis

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Halitosis: Related Rare Diseases

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Halitosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Halitosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Halitosis as a symptom include:

Definitions of 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)

Offensive breath
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Halitosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Halitosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Halitosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Halitosis. Of the 89 causes of Halitosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 7 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 80 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Halitosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Halitosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Halitosis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Halitosis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Halitosis:

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

    Classifications of Halitosis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Halitosis:

    Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Breath odor (133 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Odour symptoms (148 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Breath odor symptoms (44 causes)

    Symptoms related to Halitosis:

    Breath odor (133 causes), Odor symptoms (148 causes), Body odor (43 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Bad breath (100 causes), Tooth infection (8 causes), Caries teeth, Periodontal disease, Obesity (236 causes), Smoking, Alcoholism, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes)

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