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diarrhea smells like ammonia

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Diarrhea: It is such a common complaint and so non-specific with regards to causation that it is necessary to be seen by a physician and undergo testing before ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Poop: Ammonia smelling stools can be from bacteria overgrowth or nitrogen being insufficiently digested or improperly metabolized. When food is insufficient ... Read More
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Diarrhea: If the vomiting has stopped, progress him back to his normal diet. Continuing Pedialyte will cause the ongoing diarrhea. Have your doctor check him an ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Incontinence: Fecal incontinence can be a very distressing event - it can be precipitated by a bout of diarrhea, but if you are incontinent of formed stools, it is ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Might be: Animal wastes, fertilizers and home cleaners are most common source of ammonia. Ammonia levels 25ppm can cause headaches, nausea, burning eyes, burnin ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure I can: help you but clostridium difficile colitis as well as bacterial dystentery have been known to cause such smells. We need further information about yo ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
DIARRHEA: There are few possibilities. Based on age, symptom duration & this new observation, your child should be evaluated by doctor sooner rather than l ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Sanchez-goettler
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Summary: Here is a good link that provides are better summary than I can do in this space: http://www.healthhype.com/sulphur-or-rotten-eggs-burps-belching-fou ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Have you experienced any change in your energy & ability to conduct daily chores and tasks of living? If not, congratulate; it yes, concern. To s ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Would see your doc. Most common cause is infection.

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