A 31-year-old member asked:

Hat kind of gastro-intestinal disease can you have if your bowel movements smell exceptionally bad?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
Gastroenterology 32 years experience
Few possibilities: Ranging from fat malabsorption. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. Clostridium difficile or other infectious colitis. Liver disease. Depending on other associated symptoms you may get a more specific diagnosis if you see your physician.
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