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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

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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If you have a lot of burping and it smells like rotten eggs what's going on?

If you have a lot of burping and it smells like rotten eggs what's going on?

Rotten egg burps: The smell of sulfur (sulphur) or rotten egg burps comes from hydrogen sulfide (H2S), a gas originating from sulfur-containing proteins in some foods after they are broken down by sulfur-reducing microbes. These microbes may be normal intestinal bacteria or pathogenic bacteria. Ref: http://www. Healthhype. Com/sulphur-or-rotten-eggs-burps-belching-foul-smelling-gas. Html ...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 (famotidine) 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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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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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 don't always smell the best. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my stomach and my burps tast and smell like rotten eggs. Why is that?

I have a pain in my stomach and my burps tast and smell like rotten eggs. Why is that?

Rotten eggs: We see this with poor digestion, delayed emptying of the stomach, biliary reflux. See a GI doctor and he will fix it. ...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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Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Burp smelly: If the burping is not too frequent compared to other people, then it may not be a case of gastric reflux, which needs treatment. The odor of the burp is never an issue. What a person brings up into the mouth never taste good neither does it smell good, simply=what is below should stay below! ...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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What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

You need to be seen: By a gastroenterologist. You need to provide a full detailed history, undergo physical examination and may require endoscopy after analysis of stools. This is not necessarily a simple problem that can be diagnosed over the internet. More info is needed along with the ability to examine you. Go soon. Get better. ...Read more

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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?

Sulfur: Rotten egg smell is usually from sulfur found in garlic, onions, cauliflower, and brussel sprouts and the yellow of the egg. Try to minimize these foods in your diet if the sulfur smell is an issue. Good luck ...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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What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question I just asked?

What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question I just asked?

SULPHuR CONTAINING: Foods cause the rotten egg smell

Examples
guacamole "NOTORI0US"
Eggs
Poultry
cabbage

Google "Sulphur Burps"
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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What is causing bad wind and rotten egg smell to my burp also diahorrea?

Perhaps giardia: Many possibilities, but giardiasis (a parasite) is one of the more common and treatable causes. ...Read more

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I keep burping and it smell like rotten eggs, is this apart of acid reflux? I'm currently seven mnths pregnant what meds can I take?

I keep burping and it smell like rotten eggs, is this apart of acid reflux? I'm currently seven mnths pregnant what meds can I take?

Not far to go: First, one's OB provider should be consulted so that a personalized answer can be given and possibly a referral made. Second, a pregnant woman with GI or digestive problems should attempt to make a list or keep a "diary" of food and liquid taken in (amount, time, type), symptoms (time, duration, severity, type), etc to share at next visit. Third, if eating eggs, one might stop till doctor approves. ...Read more

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I keep burping and it smell like rotten eggs, is this apart of acid reflux? I'm currently seven mnths pregnant what meds can I take?

I keep burping and it smell like rotten eggs, is this apart of acid reflux? I'm currently seven mnths pregnant what meds can I take?

Might be!: Lots of women have symptoms of reflux in late pregnancy. If chewable Tums doesn't help, you can safely try over the counter antacids like pepcid (famotidine). If your symptoms don't improve speak to your doctor to make sure nothing else is amiss. ...Read more

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I keep on burping like rotten egg can you please tell what causes this every time I burp is smell's like rotten egg my stomach keep's making funny sounds

I keep on burping like rotten egg can you please tell what causes this every time I burp is smell's like rotten egg my stomach keep's making funny sounds

You: You are suffering from acid reflux (stomach producing too much acid that is refluxing into your esophagus and causing belching).You need to start taking an over the counter medication like Pepcid (famotidine) or prilosec. In addition, reduce acidic and spicy foods, decrease caffeine intake, and chocolate as well.
Often time this acid reflux can be a clue to more serious problems like stomach ulcers or esophagitis. Therefore I recommend you visit your primary care doctor for work up and treatment for this problem.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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My husband woke up this morning bloated an he burped an it smelled like rotten eggs then he vomits an has watery bowel movements that smell horrible.

My husband woke up this morning bloated an he burped an it smelled like rotten eggs then he vomits an has watery bowel movements that smell horrible.

Sulfa smell: This is usually a result of bacterial or parasitic infection and should be taken seriously. Has there been travel out of the country? How long have these symtoms been present. I recommend a full medical evaluation including blood and stool testing for infection. ...Read more

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Vomiting 2 days ago & soft stools since. Continue to have severe nausea & want to throw up despite taking Zofran & Pepcid. Burps smell like rotten egg?

Vomiting 2 days ago & soft stools since. Continue to have severe nausea & want to throw up despite taking Zofran & Pepcid. Burps smell like rotten egg?

Infection: Sounds like you have picked up a bug causing these symptoms. They should resolve in the next few days. If not, see an M.D. For further work up with exam and blood tests. ...Read more

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My husband woke up bloated an has horrible rotten egg smelling burps then that follows with vomiting an watery bowl movements. Horrible egg smell help?

My husband woke up bloated an has horrible rotten egg smelling burps then that follows with vomiting an watery bowl movements. Horrible egg smell help?

Gastroenteritis: It sounds like symptoms of gastroenteritis may be related to the food eaten within 12-24 hours. If this has been going on for a while, may be related to chronic indigestion to certain food or just simply gerd. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause rotten egg smell when you burp or have a bowel movement?

What would cause rotten egg smell when you burp or have a bowel movement?

Sulfur-containing...: ...Aminoacids such as methionine and cysteine are part of all proteins you eat. When they are digested by bowel bacteria, they are converted to hydrogen sulfide which gives rotten eggs their smell. Treating the underlying bowel problem should help control thsi odor as well. ...Read more

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What causes burps that smell like rotten eggs, bloating, constipation and nausea?

What causes burps that smell like rotten eggs, bloating, constipation and nausea?

H. pylori: This could be an infection with helicobacter pylori. It can be diagnosed with a breath tests or a blood test and can be treated. See a doctor. ...Read more

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My 7yr old daughter has burps that smell like rotten eggs, she has a dairy allergy & we avoid dairy. What is the possible reason & treatment?

My 7yr old daughter has burps that smell like rotten eggs, she has a dairy allergy & we avoid dairy. What is the possible reason & treatment?

Rotten egg burps: Rotten egg burps are formed from the release of hydrogen sulfide gas that can be produced, by small bacterial overgrowth, infection, certain drug but mostly food primarily vegetables. Treatment is usually helped by drinking lots of water or eating fresh fruit. ...Read more

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My babies burp smell like rotten egg he is vomitting and has diarrhea but he has no fever and he is only 6 months old?

My babies burp smell like rotten egg he is vomitting and has diarrhea but he has no fever and he is only 6 months old?

GASTROENTERITIS...: Give him sips of pedialyte for each diarrhea and vomiting. Continue, if breast feeding, if on formula, make it 2/3rd diluted, extra fluid, rice cereal, some yogurt, don't force solid food. Make sure he pees at least 4-6 times/day. If any worsening, check with his pediatrician. ...Read more

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Had severe chronic acid refux for years, no allergies, just got over high fever and nausea. Now its worse, burps smell rotten eggs, I always feel full?

Had severe chronic acid refux for years, no allergies, just got over high fever and nausea. Now its worse, burps smell rotten eggs, I always feel full?

At your age?: You need to see a GI doctor to scope you upper GI to rule out the presence of barrett's esophagus, eosinophilic esophagitis, large hiatal hernia etc.
It is unusual to see so much symptoms from gerd at your age. ...Read more

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Everytime I eat eggs I get a sore stomach and burp heaps and it really smells horrible. Am I allergic or is this another problem?

Everytime I eat eggs I get a sore stomach and burp heaps and it really smells horrible. Am I allergic or is this another problem?

Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with eggs and your symptoms. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more

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I've 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?

I've 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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My bf every few months gets these nasty burps that smell like rotton eggs and stomach acid along with constant vomiting. What could it be?

My bf every few months gets these nasty burps that smell like rotton eggs and stomach acid along with constant vomiting. What could it be?

Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more