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My burp that smells like rotten eggs. It is sometimes accompanied by vomiting. What can I do?

My burp that smells like rotten eggs. It is sometimes accompanied by vomiting. What can I do?

Smaller meals: You are describing symptoms suggestive of slow emptying of the stomach. This may respond to smaller more frequent meals. There are some medications which may be of help. ...Read more

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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


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How do I get rid of acid on my stomach I have been burping and it smells like rotten eggs?

How do I get rid of acid on my stomach I have been burping and it smells like rotten eggs?

Reflux: In order to control reflux you will need to increase Omeprazole to twice a day befor breakfast and dinner and you may want to add Pepcid at bedtime. You should also wait at least 3 hours after dinner prior to going to bed. Also avoid citrus products and fried foods. ...Read more

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Ive had diarrhea for the 5 days, with really bad stomach cramps and gas, and burping a lot and it smells like rotten eggs. What should I do?

Ive had diarrhea for the 5 days, with really bad stomach cramps and gas, and burping a lot and it smells like rotten eggs. What should I do?

Stay hydrated...: Most of the time these symptoms are caused by a viral infection which resolves on its own. Drink plenty of fluids(water, electrolite supplemented like Powerade or Gatorade) and try to eat non greasy foods. If available at the pharmacy where you are at you may take loperamide to stop diarrhea. If symptoms persist beyond 7 days you should see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...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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I've had sickness and diarrea for a few days now and every time I burp it smells and tastes of rotten eggs I'm really blotted and have tummy cramps?

I've had sickness and diarrea for a few days now and every time I burp it smells and tastes of rotten eggs I'm really blotted and have tummy cramps?

See Dr.: With your persistent symptoms it is important for you to see a dr. and get an exam and assure you do not have an impending bowel obstruction or other issues causing your problems. See Dr asap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why do my burps smell and taste like rotten eggs ?

Why do my burps smell and taste like rotten eggs ?

Some ideas: This may be a tipoff that you have giardiasis. Or there may be a diverticulum or some other problem in your upper digestive tract. This is one to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What could cause someone's burps to smell like rotten eggs?

What could cause someone's burps to smell like rotten eggs?

Bad food..: Eating rotten food or rotten eggs would do it. But, it is not always something concerning. Everyone burps, its natural, and they dont always smell the best. ...Read more

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