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i have serious bad breath problem please tel me if there is

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i have serious bad breath problem please tel me if there is a cure
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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yes, there are treatments for bad breath.

Dr. David :

the treatment depends on what is causing it.

Dr. David :

if you are having acid reflux cause your bad breath, then you need the acid reflux treated.

Dr. David :

if you are having bad teeth and gingivitis causing your bad breath, then you need your teeth and gums treated and cleaned.

Dr. David :

if you have H Pylori bacterial infection in your stomach causing urea gas in your stomach and bad breath, then you need treatment for H Pylori bacteria in your stomach.

Dr. David :

you might need more testing to find out if you have H Pylori in your stomach .

Dr. David :

do you have gingivitis and gum and teeth problems?

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hello?

JACUSTOMER-ox5oa2bh- :

i am not sure but how can i get tested for h pylori bacterial infection

Dr. David :

it is tested for by a blood test to look for antibodies.

Dr. David :

or a stool test to check for H Pylori antigens in your stool

Dr. David :

or you can see a GI doctor to get an upper endoscopy scope down into your stomach which can sample and culture fluid from your stomach to look for this bacgteria

Dr. David :

also a breath urea test can check for the presence of urea in your breath .

JACUSTOMER-ox5oa2bh- :

thank you i will contact my gp

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JACUSTOMER-ox5oa2bh- :

can y recommend a specialist where i can go for a test

Dr. David :

talk to your GP doctor who can refer you to a specialist.

Dr. David :

in the NHS you have to go through your GP

Dr. David :

unless you want to pay private to see a GI doctor.

JACUSTOMER-ox5oa2bh- :

do y know where i can this test done urgently

Dr. David :

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Prima-Home-Helicobacter-Pylori-Tester/dp/B005CTTZ4G

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you can even buy a home test.

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