A 24-year-old female asked:
My four year old son breath smells like garlic all the time. we brush his teeth, floss and he uses mouthwash and the garlic smell is still there!
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Garlic breath: Give him plenty of fluids, avoid spicy food, chewing sugarless gum , brushing his teeth & gargling with antiseptic mouth wash can help, if persisted see his pediatrician & dentist . Chronic nasal congestion or nasal foreign body can cause bad odor too . Good luck.
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