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Why does garlic cause bad breath?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Garlic breath

Garlic contains several sulfur compounds, which alone can cause bad breath, but they also promote the growth of oral bacteria, which may further add to the problem. Garlic lovers can absorb some of the sulfur compounds into their bloodstream & the body can exude the odor through the pores.
Brushing teeth & tongue, gargling with mouthwash, eating parsley may help diminish the odor somewhat.

In brief: Garlic breath

Garlic contains several sulfur compounds, which alone can cause bad breath, but they also promote the growth of oral bacteria, which may further add to the problem. Garlic lovers can absorb some of the sulfur compounds into their bloodstream & the body can exude the odor through the pores.
Brushing teeth & tongue, gargling with mouthwash, eating parsley may help diminish the odor somewhat.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. James Donley
Dentistry

In brief: Digestion

When you eat garlic, it is digested and gets into the blood.
When the blood passes thru the lungs to get oxygen, carbon dioxide and gas from the digestion of garlic is given off and is in the air you breath out. Closys mouth rinse will help to reduce this odor.

In brief: Digestion

When you eat garlic, it is digested and gets into the blood.
When the blood passes thru the lungs to get oxygen, carbon dioxide and gas from the digestion of garlic is given off and is in the air you breath out. Closys mouth rinse will help to reduce this odor.
Dr. James Donley
Dr. James Donley
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