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Do I have egg allergies? I smell like sulfur after I eat them.

Do I have egg allergies? I smell like sulfur after I eat them.

See below: Egg allergy causes itchiness, hives, lip or tongue swelling, shortness of breath, abd pain, nausea, vomiting, and in severe cases can lead to death. All suspected food allergies should be fully evaluated. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is sulfur smell from? I eat eggs but they are not rotten.

Methane: The sulfur smell is a metabolic end product of digestion. ...Read more

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My gas smells like rotten eggs but I haven't eaten anything that can produce sulfur. Is this bacterial?

My gas smells like rotten eggs but I haven't eaten anything that can produce sulfur. Is this bacterial?

Most likely: Breakdown products of normal digestion often give stool/intestinal gas the typical rotten egg smell. Bacteria participate in this breakdown process, enabling us to digest our food. If you have recently been diagnosed with colon cancer, have had surgery for this or are currently under treatment, consult your doctor with concerns about your overall bowel health. Take care ...Read more

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What is the sulfur smell from in eggs?

What is the sulfur smell from in eggs?

Odors, sulfa drugs: The rotten eggs smell is hydrogen sulfide gas. It has nothing to do with the sulfa (sulfonamide)-type antimicrobials. ...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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Belching that tastes and smells like sulphur (rotton eggs) usually followed by a painful stomach ache. This lasts till I puke up. What can this be?

Belching that tastes and smells like sulphur (rotton eggs) usually followed by a painful stomach ache. This lasts till I puke up. What can this be?

I am not sure: At all mainly since you are so young. Your complaint is usually the case of motility namely gastric emptying problems. Other option is infestation with a single cell parasite giardia lamblia but this goes with diarrhea you do not mention.
I suggest see a GI specialist to check your stomach emptying. If that would be confirmed, blood test r/o an auto immune condition is in place. ...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 seem to have a foul odor sometimes during urination.kind of like a hard-boiled egg smell. I think it could be what I eat (mostly pasta) but not sur?

I seem to have a foul odor sometimes during urination.kind of like a hard-boiled egg smell. I think it could be what I eat (mostly pasta) but not sur?

Yes,: Sulfur is contained in several amino acids like methionine, cystine and cysteine. There are some diseases in which excess amounts of cystine are excreted called cystinuria. However, it may also be due to your diet that contains high protein content. See your doctor to follow up. ...Read more

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Egg allergy but can eat yorkshire puddings, what to do?

Egg allergy but can eat yorkshire puddings, what to do?

See an allergist: Many people with food allergies, especially egg, can tolerate it when it is cooked. This is because the cooking process denatures the proteins in the food. However, it is important to take food allergies very seriously and to be followed by an allergist. Also, make sure you have epinephrine products with you in case you ever have a severe food allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Milk and egg allergy! What foods can I eat that won't have them!?

Milk and egg allergy! What foods can I eat that won't have them!?

Read lables: Food allergies vary from mild to life threatening. Most fall into the mild category with many vague effects on digestion or health. Specific food intolerance are best managed by educating yourself on what foods you should avoid. Processed foods may contain items you want to avoid, but the labels will list the contents. Various websites have lists you can download. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat egg if you have chicken allergy?

Is it bad to eat egg if you have chicken allergy?

Not usually.: In a few cases, people that are allergic to chicken are also allergic to egg, but that is not very common. Most people allergic to chicken can still eat egg. ...Read more

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I have a milk, egg, almond and hazel nut allergy. What can I eat?

I have a milk, egg, almond and hazel nut allergy. What can I eat?

Food allergy: First, make sure you have a good diagnosis of food allergy by a well-trained allergist. Remember food allergy testing by itself does not necessarily equate to a clinical reaction to that particular food but rather it gives your doctor a risk assessment for food allergy. If you have real allergic reactions to milk, egg and nuts, you just have to avoid them and can eat anything else. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed an egg allergy. Is it still okay to eat chicken?

I have been diagnosed an egg allergy. Is it still okay to eat chicken?

Different allergens: If you have already consumed chicken and tolerated it, then you should be able to continue eating it. Chicken and egg allergy are different proteins and most patients with egg allergy do not have chicken allergy. However, anyone can be allergic to or develop an allergy to any food so the best way to know is based on how you've tolerated it in the past. An allergist can help in the evaluation. ...Read more

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When I eat food such an egg or fruits and visit the toilet after some hours my tools smells exactly what I had eaten?

When I eat food such an egg or fruits and visit the toilet after some hours my tools smells exactly what I had eaten?

Can be malabsorption: Since the stool smells similarly to the food you have eaten, it may indicate a malabsorption issue.....

Think of the following simple issues

Chronic use of ppis? Leading to decreased acid
toxin exposures? Leading to poor gut flora
food sensitivity?
Food allergy? (not necessarily the same)

consider simple things like
no ppis for a short time
high-end probiotics
food rotation

Persisting? Then md. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat eggs when you have chicken allergy?

Is it okay to eat eggs when you have chicken allergy?

Usually OK: The chance of cross-reactivity is around 10% so for most people it will be ok. ...Read more

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Could someone with an egg allergy eat baked egg?

Could someone with an egg allergy eat baked egg?

Depends: Some patients will only react to scrambled eggs while tolerating eggs in baked goods. When the egg allergen is baked, it changes the nature of the allergen. Some children with egg allergy need to avoid all egg products. There is a blood test to help determine which kids may tolerate baked eggs but history and an in office food challenge by an allergy office is the best way to evaluate this. ...Read more

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How many eggs can a 24 months toddler eat a week? He doesn't have allergy

How many eggs can a 24 months toddler eat a week? He doesn't have allergy

No formal limits: The AHA recommends that adults don't eat more than 4 egg yolks a week. For children the recommendation is no more than 300 mg cholesterol daily and an egg has about 230 mg. So I would assume a toddler should have even less. I would say then a happy medium would be an egg every other day. ...Read more

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Can I eat egg whites if I have an allergy to eggs?

Can I eat egg whites if I have an allergy to eggs?

NO: Almost 100% of individuals allergic to egg are allergic to egg white or ovoalbumin. A small percentage can tolerate egg yolk; it is safest to avoid all egg products. Recent reports suggest that egg-allergic children might tolerated baked eggs, however it is not straightforward to predict who these semi-tolerant children might be. ...Read more

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I get bloated after I eat some gluten but not all. Is this still considered an allergy?

I get bloated after I eat some gluten but not all. Is this still considered an allergy?

May not be gluten: You will have to specify the type of food you eat for us to give you an answer. If the reaction is confined solely to wheat, then wheat allergy should be considered. Oat was considered a source of gluten but it turned out that it was just contaminated by wheat. Gluten-free oat is now available. ...Read more

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I have a chicken egg allergy, can I eat turkey eggs?

Don't recommend: I would not want you to learn the hard way that you are allergic to turkey eggs as well. If you want to know see an allergist and be tested. ...Read more

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After I eat fish I get nauseous! Could this still be a fish allergy or just something else?

After I eat fish I get nauseous! Could this still be a fish allergy or just something else?

Not allergy: How do you prepare the fish? If fried, the fat content may be giving you 'indigestion' or worse. Try varying the preparation method and see how you go. The nausea may be reflux, biliary 'colic' or something else. ...Read more

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I have skin allergy I can't eat fish and eggs and I can't avoid that foods I love it what shall I do?

I have skin allergy I can't eat fish and eggs and I can't avoid that foods I love it what shall I do?

Not much more: If these foods trigger your skin problem, the best treatment remains avoidance. Many egg-allergic people can consume cooked or baked eggs without problem however. Food desensitization has worked for some but not most. Talk to your allergist. ...Read more

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Every time I eat egg, an ulcer will grow immediately in my skin. Is it possible? Is this some kinda allergy or not?

Unlikely related: One ulcer on the skin is not indicative of food alergy. Your symptoms warrant medical attention, you need to see your doctor about your skin condition. ...Read more

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Why do I smell like fecal, rotten eggs, garbage, cat pee? What should I do about it? What should I eat, and what supplements should I take?

Why do I smell like fecal, rotten eggs, garbage, cat pee?  What should I do about it? What should I eat, and what supplements should I take?

Personal hygiene?: Hi. Not to question the obvious, but are you clean? Feces, rotten eggs, garbage, and cat pee odors bring hygiene into question. Do you have cats? Do you keep their litter box clean? Are your bowel habits sanitary? I see you're on 2 antibiotics. Any changes in bowel habits on them? They can really mess with normal gut bacteria. Sorry, not much to go on here. Talk with your doc. Good luck! ...Read more