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Celiac And Halitosis
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I am curious if Celiac disease is somehow related to chronic halitosis (Bad breath, bb)?

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are there people here who suffered of chronic halitosis and cured after they started gluten free diet?

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I just posted a similar thread myself. I'm not sure what is going on with me, but my 'bad breath' didn't start until AFTER I was on the gluten free diet. Not sure if it has something to do with my gut trying to heal itself or what. Even with rigorous oral hygiene, my boyfriend has informed me that there is something 'off' with my breath. I don't understand it...I brush twice a day, floss, never had a cavity, and only drink water - yet still there is something going on there. i believe it has something to do with the gut...so hopefully when the gut heals, the problem will go away. 

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Just another possibility...my son was dx'd with lactose intolerance and the GI doctor said my son's halitosis was caused by that. 

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SkyBlue, you have no idea how thankful I am for you right now! I hope the OP finds his/her answer as well. I am also lactose intolerant! I only take my lactaid pills when eating icecream - everything else I don't bother with taking it, since the lactose levels aren't high enough to make me sick. 

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