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Dr. Howard Hack Dr. Hack
Internal Medicine
29 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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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.

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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


Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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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

Dr. Jose Nieto Dr. Nieto
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
21 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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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.

Dr. Edgar Mendizabal Dr. Mendizabal
Internal Medicine
51 years in practice
Greater Bolivian University of San Andres
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh Dr. Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
25 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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Dr. Alexander Bankov Dr. Bankov
Anesthesiology
33 years in practice
Bashkir State Medical University
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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.

Dr. John Munshower Dr. Munshower
Family Medicine
26 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus
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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.

Dr. Shariq Refai Dr. Refai
Psychiatry
9 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Stevan Cordas Dr. Cordas
Internal Medicine
53 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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.

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. TRUC DAO Dr. DAO
Psychiatry
33 years in practice
University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine
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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!

Dr. Vijaypal Arya Dr. Arya
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
32 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Martin Fried Dr. Fried
General Practice
32 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt Dr. Bobbitt
Dentistry
28 years in practice
University of Connecticut Health Center School of Dental Medicine
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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?

VSCs: Volatile sulfur compounds. Bacterial and digestive processes create vscs that smell like rotten eggs.

Dr. Richard Zimon Dr. Zimon
Internal Medicine
55 years in practice
Harvard Medical School
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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

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale Dr. Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
69 years in practice
University of London, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College
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I keep burping a rotten egg smell when I have not eaten eggs revently. I'm havnt got diarira so what's going on. Thank you?

That: Is due to formation of hydrogen sulfide and indicates that your digestion is in very poor shape. See a physician.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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