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when i burp theres an awful taste and smell what could this be

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Bad tasting burps: You could be tasting the sour taste of stomach acid.
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Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
44 years experience Gastroenterology
Bacteria: What you smell is fermented food by gut bacteria. A lower carb diet and atrial of probiotics likely will help.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Over eating: Try reducing your intake of food. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, be ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Some ideas: This may be a tipoff that you have giardiasis. Or there may be a diverticulum or some other problem in your upper digestive tract. This is one to disc ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
GERD: One reason for rotten egg/ sulfur smelling burps is gastroesophageal reflux disease. I see that you carry that diagnosis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
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Likely: related to your diet. Have you noticed any trends?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sulfur burps?: Maybe gerd?
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
VSCs: Volatile sulfur compounds. Bacterial and digestive processes create vscs that smell like rotten eggs.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
SULPHuR CONTAINING: foods cause the rotten egg smell Examples guacamole "NOTORI0US" Eggs Poultry cabbage Google "Sulphur Burps" Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Delayed emptying: It can happen when hydrogen sulphide produced in stomach, usually due to slower evacuation of semidigested food like meat, for example. Depending on f ... Read More
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Dr. Emily Ulmer
39 years experience Family Medicine
Reflux: it sound like you hare having reflux. YOu can try prilosec or prevacid to see if it improves your symptoms. If the symptoms do not get better, you s ... Read More

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