A 18-year-old female asked:
can constipation cause smelly gas when you haven't pooped for 2 days? if so how can i get rid of that? i drink plenty of water and eat fiber.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Constipation: Yes, keep doing what you are doing. I would also recommend you try some senna. Good gentle laxative. Eat and apple too.
812 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Lifestyle change: Constipation is a symptom, not a disease.-Foul smelling stools can be a side effect of taking more than recommended daily allowance of a multivitam or mineral. Foul-smelling stools can occur due to the foods people eat & bacteria that resides in their bowel.Malabsorption such as celiac disease, CHO & Dietary protein intolerance, Food allergy,IBD and many GI infection can cause foul smell.
169 viewsReviewed May 18, 2019
Last updated May 18, 2019
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