A 59-year-old female asked:
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i swallowed a clove of raw garlic whole without chewing it (about the size of a gumball) am i gonna be okay?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: It will digest as it passes through.
Answered on Jul 2, 2017

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