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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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Bad Breath (Definition)

A foul odor from the mouth. Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with ...Read more


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Sweat smells like fart?

Sweat smells like fart?

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

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When you're urine smells like mildew kinda.

When you're urine smells like mildew kinda.

Suggest urinalysis: Symptom could be from urinary infection. Thus best to have your urine checked ...Read more

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Pee smell like bacon?

Pee smell like bacon?

Pee bacon: I cannot think of reason why that would be. If discomfort during urination, or any other worries, contact your doctor for urine sample test. ...Read more

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My sons breath smells like poo?

My sons breath smells like poo?

Bad breath: There are so many questions we would need to ask and many possible causes. Therefore I suggest you start with a visit to the dentist for an exam. If necessary your dentist may suggest a medical evaluation as well. ...Read more

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Why does my baby's breath smell like rotten butter?

Why does my baby's breath smell like rotten butter?

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Why does my boyfriends breath smell like feces?

Why does my boyfriends breath smell like feces?

He needs to find out: I'm going to assume that he practices decent oral hygiene with flossing, including his tongue. He may have a Zenker's diverticulum, a bean or something trapped in his nasopharynx, or some other food trap near his airway. He needs to get seen if he's going to survive socially and professionally. ...Read more

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Urine smells like bacon, why?

Urine smells like bacon, why?

Some foods: Contain substances like sulfur or ammonia like compounds that produce a noticeable odor when they are eliminated in the urine other body fluids eg sweat or semen can be affected as well.Food like asparagus gives a distinctive urine smell..Alcohol and cigarette smoke, will change the odor of your urine to a noticeable degree. ...Read more

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I have heard of breath smelling like poo, but my poo smells like bad, dry breath. What could this be?

I have heard of breath smelling like poo, but my poo smells like bad, dry breath. What could this be?

Registered Dietitian: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist is the best solution for your problem. They are the food and nutrition experts. The well developed a personalized nutrition plan with balanced diet, lots of water and you'll find that your poo will have little to no smell. Good luck ...Read more

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I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

Indigestion: your food is not digested. if symptoms are long enough consult GI for endoscopy .Normally food should be out of stomach in 2 hrs, there are many causes why indigestion? better to seek advise sooner. ...Read more

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My urine smells like bacon?

My urine smells like bacon?

Bacon: If you aren't having any other problems or pain with urination I wouldn't worry. Urine smell can change with all types of food. ...Read more

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My poop smells like tar?

My poop smells like tar?

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

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Nasty smell from my discharge, it almost smells like rotten eggs?

Nasty smell from my discharge, it almost smells like rotten eggs?

Foul discharge: Foul smelling womens' discharge always mean infection and need be treated as it can be transmitted sexually (std). ...Read more

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Urine smells nutty or like sulfur. why is that?

Urine smells nutty or like sulfur. why is that?

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

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What causes a yellow tongue and burps that smell like rotten eggs?

What causes a yellow tongue and burps that smell like rotten eggs?

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disorder can cause these symptoms. Please check with a physician to be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Why would my breath smell like throw up?

Why would my breath smell like throw up?

Bad breath: Halitosis or fetor oris can be caused by many problems in the oral cavity such as periodontal pockets or tongue papilla that harbor microorganisms that cause bad breath. Sometimes severe bad breath can be caused by a systemic disease such as diabetes mellitus or liver impairment. To determine the exact cause, visit your doctor, then your dentist. Maintain good oral hygiene. Good luck. ...Read more

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My urine smells like rotten eggs and sulphur. My sweat & my breath smells the same. Ppl say my breath smells like metal. no uti, diabetes, or STD. ?

My urine smells like rotten eggs and sulphur. My sweat & my breath smells the same. Ppl say my breath smells like metal. no uti, diabetes, or STD. ?

Metal: Traces of iron in hemoglobin present in blood, which is present in small amounts on an inflamed mucosal surface of nose and sinus, can create a "metal" smell. This can represent an infection. Do a home urine dipstick test on your urine. ...Read more

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I am burping and it tastes and smells like rotten boiled eggs?

I am burping and it tastes and smells like rotten boiled eggs?

Delayed emptying: It can happen when hydrogen sulphide produced in stomach, usually due to slower evacuation of semidigested food like meat, for example. Depending on frequency and severity, your doctor can advise you futher. ...Read more

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Urine smells like rotten eggs?

Urine smells like rotten eggs?

Need to eval urine: Besides getting some more details (pain? Frequency? ), we'd probably want to check that urine for signs of infection (urinary tract, sexually transmitted disease etc) feel better. ...Read more