Get email alerts Get Celiac.com E-mail Alerts  




Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:




Ads by Google:






   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

Really Bad Breath, Worse On Gluten
0

6 posts in this topic

I have had ongoing, permanent bad breath (my little children always tell me) since going gluten light,(after a period of gluten free) and have noticed it's been getting worse, but much much worse since doing this challenge.

I am also aware it's a sign of candida infection. I was just wondering if any one else noticed that they had bad breath when on gluten and then it got better when they went gluten free? Or if it is a known sign of celiac disease / gluten intolerance. I haven't seen it on any lists of symptoms anywhere, but often real peoples experiences are the best ....

thanks

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:

I've been off gluten three years now, but your post reminded me. It was an issue for both my son and I. We were diagnosed at the same time. We don't notice it now, even when we get glutened, so I'd forgotten all about it. Hopefully it will go away for you too.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I read something about bad breath on a food intolerance list I'm on. One person mentioned that diabetes can cause odor. Another mentioned this link: http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/lowcarbliving/a/Is-Your-Low-Carb-Diet-Giving-You-Bad-Breath.htm (low carb diet causing bad breath) I personally don't know anything about this topic, but thought I'd forward this info in case it helps...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Eosinophilic Esophagitus also causes bad breath. Have you noticed and creamish/ white spots on your tonsils? It smells like puss.

Diebetic ketosis smells like acetone (an ingredient in nail polish remover)

Sinus problems, candida overgrowth, food intolerances/ GI problems, and dry mouth/dental issues can also be a factor.

It is a reason to see a doctor.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think bad breath can definitely be a gluten intolerance/celiac symptom. I never realized I had an issue with bad breath until my fiancee told me about it. According to him, it's only present when I've had gluten and my breath is normal when I'm gluten free - which I've been for about 9 months now. He can tell if I've had any accidental gluten by my breath (in addition to my other symptoms - mostly bloating and migraine). Anyway, he says it smells 'like something crawled down my throat and died'. Yikes!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




Yes.. I am experimenting the same thing.. I have not been diagnosed with Celiac but I have PCOS and decided to try going Gluten free because I heard that it may jump start my cycle on it's own..

But I did notice that my breathe is fresher.. I had a deep cleaning and it didn't help.. So I thought that my case was more severe.. But I guess my body isn't able to handle Gluten very well., I have been Gluten free for about a week or so.. Thank u for your post!!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      104,115
    • Total Posts
      919,447
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Well, you can probably get an apple or something.  You might be able to get someone to boil you some eggs.  But be careful of things like nuts that should be naturally gluten free.  They have almost always been soaked in a flavor solution that usually containes caramel coloring, "soy" (wheat) sauce and other aditives.  If I am really hungry and must eat in a Chinese restaurant, I order plain white rice and steamed vegetables.  But even so, you must monitor it carefully.  The rice sometimes has other substances added to give it a better texture, and very often the vegetables have in fact had "just a little bit" of soy sauce added.  To be fair, celiac disease is hardly ever found in East Asians, so understandably people are not tuned it to it.  Also, culturally, with the exception of fruits, it is generally thought that the flavor of foods needs to be enhanced, so it is had to find anything natural even in the "western" gorceries. Even in the western restaurants, be careful.  Fish and meat and often vegetables are usually pre-marinated. I will not even attempt to address the issue of cross-comtamination, since that is a whole higher order of things. I do know what I am talking about; I have celiac and have worked here for nearly 7 years.  
    • I'm glad I found these forums!  I will spend some more time this evening reading through them.  But I wanted to get my question out there just to see if anyone else might have answers quicker than I can sift through the forum for them.      I've been feeling terrible for about a year, and after an elimination diet last month, figured out that if nothing else, gluten/wheat is a problem.  After lots of research, I abandoned the elimination diet and added gluten back in, so that I could get tested for Celiac.   I was off gluten for 3 weeks, from mid-June until early July.  I've had it back in my diet for almost 3 weeks now.    My question is this: Since I was off gluten for 3 weeks, and now back on for almost 3, is that enough time on to yield a positive Celiac blood test, if that indeed is what I have?  All the research I've done says 4-6 weeks for a gluten challenge, but is that really necessary if I was only not eating it for 3 weeks?  I am desperate to get this testing done and over with.  I feel terrible all the time and getting through the day is a struggle.  My doctor ran allergy panels already and everything came back clear except for a mild wheat allergy.  So if nothing else, I'll have to give up wheat for sure at the end of all this.  I get the feeling she doesn't know a ton about Celiac though, so I'm doing a lot of the research on my own. Any advice or information would be so appreciated! 
    • Hi Michael, That's quite a spike in blood pressure!  I haven't tested that myself and don't want to if it means I have to eat gluten.  Blood pressure testing to identify food reactions is something that has come up before.  It sounds like it might be possible but I don't know how much study has been done on it.  Probably not much since it is such a simple, straight forward idea. Welcome to the forum!
    • Hi Megan, Did the doctor test you for celiac disease?  You really shouldn't go gluten-free until all the testing for celiac disease is completed.  It is a little odd for a doctor to tell you to go gluten-free for no reason IMHO.  Did he/she explain the reason for it? Personally, I have learned over the years what I can eat safely and what I can't.  Occasionally I get hit but it is rare.  Simplifying your diet is a good first step.  Avoiding processed foods for a while and dairy also is good.  I suggest any change you make last for a month at least. Then try the food again. If you are eating 100 random ingredients/foods each day it is hard to figure these things out.  If you reduce it to a much smaller number of foods then things become simpler. Welcome to the forum!
    • Finally, proof that non-celiac gluten sensitivity is real. ... for the 30 percent of consumers who choose to buy gluten-free products and the 41 percent of ... View the full article
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      61,154
    • Most Online
      1,763

    Newest Member
    calla84
    Joined