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Belches Smell Like Feces
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
Smelly Sweat: The primary cause of strong-smelling perspiration is bacterial flora. Sweat is naturally odorless, but when it reaches the skin's surface, bacteria that normally live on the skin digest sweat and excrete the strong-smelling waste associated with smelly sweat. Treat the bacteria and the smell goes away. ...Read more
Tar odor: The odor is nonspecific, but if the feces looks like tar, one would be concerned about occult bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract, use of peptobismol, or taking iron supplements. A simple rectal examination with inspection of a small stool specimen and a simple test of the specimen in the office would shed light on your concern and rule out blood in the stool. ...Read more
A few possibilities: Of course stools or gas often have an unpleasant odor, but one that is recognized as normal. Unusually or distinctly bad odors may come from simple diet changes, but may also be due to illnesses. For example, stool or gas can have bad odors from blood or poorly digested foods as with crohn's disease (inflammatory condition), celiac disease (gluten intolerance), pancreatitis, or some infections. ...Read more
Maybe sulfites: Foul smelling urine is a sign worth investigating. Urine that smells like rotten eggs may indicate excretion of sulfites in the urine. This may be related to diet as many foods contain sulfites - red wine, juices, molasses, and many prepared foods. Abnormal smelling urine may be due to infection or other causes. See your doctor, who will check your urine and help determine the cause. ...Read more
Everything in uncles house smell funny. food tastes like that smell. soured smell, musty, or idk. Why? Is it dangerous to eat crackers from him?
SMELLY HOUSE!: Hello~ answering that question goes way beyond my capabilities, since you are asking me to guess the cause of a smell 2000mi away ! Common sense ! Look for the dead animal in the ventilators, chimney, anywhere they can crawl in for heat. LIKELY due to damp. Check attic, ceilings floors under carpets, window edges. Empty fridge? I wouldn't eat at your uncles place. Would you? ...Read more
I've been burpin small burps and fartin small farts tht taste & smell like rotten eggs & if I burp they can smell it, it stinks the whole room up?
I stay away from eggs, leafy greens, milk + any else that can cause rotten egg/methane smelling gas. Yet my gas smells like rotten egg/methane. Why?
Bacteria: in your intestinal tract break down food and produce methane and hydrogen sulfide causing the odor. Improve the health of your gut bacteria by eating probiotic foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchee, or aged cheeses. You can also take probiotic supplements. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Urine smell reflects what you consumed, how concentrated the urine is, and how your unique sense of smell is. In general, it's good idea to ignore urine odor as long as urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen is normal and you void well with steady continuous flow and feeling bladder empty. More? Seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more