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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Anyone else in: family with this? There are several possibilities and, several of them are inherited conditions. Alternatively diet can influence odor somewhat (not g ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Fecal leakage?: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infecti ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Fecal leakage?: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infecti ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
See doc: You will need to be seen to get your anus examined. There may be a fissure or hemorrhoids or another cause of your symptoms.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It could just be: In your mind. Real smell or taste of feces would be a very rare condition of severe intestinal obstruction in which the feces would back up or reflux ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet and BeanO: One cause for bad odors in your eliminations can be your diet - the foods you eat combine with the intestinal organisms (bacteria) to create bad odors ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Fistula?: Maybe you have a fistula to your anus. Why not go to a doctor?
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe not GI problem: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infecti ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Hmmm.: It is quite a jump from smelling like feces to wondering whether or not you have issues with being able to hold your feces. Proctologists are quite w ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol Dependence: I understand your distress. Let Wise Woman within you ask: •How long is your use of Alcohol? •Effect on marriage, relationships, work, and finances? • ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
He needs to find out: I'm going to assume that he practices decent oral hygiene with flossing, including his tongue. He may have a Zenker's diverticulum, a bean or somethin ... Read More

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