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Foul smelling and mucus stool?

Foul smelling and mucus stool?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What causes foul smelling stools with mucus, strong smelling urine?

What causes foul smelling stools with mucus, strong smelling urine?

Proctitis colitis: Need to be treated for an infection with antibiotics if no resolution need to visit a gastroenterologist for endoscopy antibiotics should cover chlamydia if you have anal sex. ...Read more

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Does amoebiasis have foul smelling stool?

Does amoebiasis have foul smelling stool?

It could: Only way to know is to submit stool studies. Unfortunately it may be difficult to detect. ...Read more

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Intensely foul smelling flatus and poop--sick or food poisoning?

Intensely foul smelling flatus and poop--sick or food poisoning?

Could be either: You need to get the appropriate lab tests. Rotovirus in kids and c.Difficll enterocolitis both cause foul smelling feces. C. Diff can be fatal if not treated properly. ...Read more

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What causes clay colored stools with abdominal discomfort and foul smelly gas?

What causes clay colored stools with abdominal discomfort and foul smelly gas?

Several things: These are non specific symptoms that could be as serious as liver problems and as simple as a reaction to what you eat or bacterial imbalance of your intestines. I recommend seeing a gastroenterologist. In the mean time try eating yogurt twice a week to start. Also avoid alcohol until you see a physician. ...Read more

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What causes rotten smelling diarrea?

What causes rotten smelling diarrea?

Lots of things...: Ranging from what you have eaten, e.g. Onions, garlic, spices, excess (mega dose)vitamins, inflammation, infections with viruses, certain bacteria, meds, blood (usually gives black or maroon stool), poorly absorbed fat or carbohydrates, other. ...Read more

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Vomiting, dry heaving all night, sulfur smell, green loose stool?

Vomiting, dry heaving all night, sulfur smell, green loose stool?

Maybe: Gastroenteritis. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

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What causes frequent bad smelling farts?

What causes frequent bad smelling farts?

Noxious flatus: Noxious flatus, otherwise known as smelly farts are a natural occurrence but can be worsened by eating certain foods such as kale, broccoli, and other foods high in nitrogen. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have acidic/sulphuric poop smelling and tasting belches. And slight abdominal pain.

I have acidic/sulphuric poop smelling and tasting belches. And slight abdominal pain.

Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but could be due to irritable bowel syndrome, lactose or gluten intolerance. Gall bladder dysfunction is also a possibility. A gastroenterologist could evaluate and advise you. Any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Bloody stinking discharge from belly button and black watery stool.... Why?

Bloody stinking discharge from belly button and black watery stool.... Why?

See doctor: None of these symptoms are normal and are suggestive of possibly serious conditions such as crohn's disease. You need to see your doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What causes strong fecal odor, sweating, and strong smelling gas?

What causes strong fecal odor, sweating, and strong smelling gas?

Check out these : Links. Hopefully that terrible odor will become bearable and tolerable!  http://m.healthline.com/symptom/foul-smelling-stool. http://m.nativeremedies.com/ailment/remedies-for-foul-smelling-stool.htmll. ...Read more

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Dark mildew smelling stool that floats?

Dark mildew smelling stool that floats?

Not mildew: If this is a persistent problem, you may want to get it checked out especially for fat malabsorption (Celiac disease etc) when the stool floats. If this happens only for a few days, don't be worried over it. It is unlikely to be mildew even though yeast is a usually resident in the intestines. ...Read more

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Gas, sulfur burps, bloating, nausea, yellow foul smelling stool on/off for 2 years, worsening last 6 months. clean endoscopy. giardia negative. help?

Gas, sulfur burps, bloating, nausea, yellow foul smelling stool on/off for 2 years, worsening last 6 months. clean endoscopy. giardia negative. help?

Malabsorption.: This sounds like it could be related to malabsorption, perhaps related to the pancreas or biliary system in general. You need more of a work-up than you've had thus far. Abdominal ultrasound and CT. Colonoscopy. Stool studies. Blood testing. Small intestinal capsule endoscopy or followthrough. ...Read more

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What could cause loose stools with ammonia smell?

What could cause loose stools with ammonia smell?

Not sure I can: help you but clostridium difficile colitis as well as bacterial dystentery have been known to cause such smells. We need further information about your stool consistency and other factors in digestion. Please repost with more information or see a Healthcare provider on HealthTap or near you. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Breath smells like faeces.

Breath smells like faeces.

Several conditions: Several conditions in the mouth can cause halitosis (bad breath), such as gum disease, dental infections, poor dental hygiene, tonsil infections, multiple oral ulcers, etc... In children (or sometimes adults), if constipation is severe, the stool can be backed up so far that there are fecal odors coming out the mouth... so an exam is needed to see what is going on. ...Read more

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My son's poo is yellow, like water and foul smelling, why?

My son's poo is yellow, like water and foul smelling, why?

Many reasons.: There are many possible reasons, however most of them are completely benign. History child seems uncomfortable, or is not growing well, please contact her physician. ...Read more