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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