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I recently started having stools that smell like rotten eggs. should i worry about this? what could this be?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Bacteria making H2S: while fermenting body wastes; especially food wastes in your colon. Study hydrogen-sulfide: https://www.google.com/search?q=H2S & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatulence, Mechanism section. Change what you are eating to resolve the issue. H2S also seems to play a role in complex internal body immune symptom functions.

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Last updated Dec 11, 2020

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