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Foul smelling and mucus stool?

Foul smelling and mucus stool?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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What causes clay colored stools with abdominal discomfort and foul smelly gas?

What causes clay colored stools with abdominal discomfort and foul smelly gas?

Several things: These are non specific symptoms that could be as serious as liver problems and as simple as a reaction to what you eat or bacterial imbalance of your intestines. I recommend seeing a gastroenterologist. In the mean time try eating yogurt twice a week to start. Also avoid alcohol until you see a physician. ...Read more

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Intensely foul smelling flatus and poop--sick or food poisoning?

Intensely foul smelling flatus and poop--sick or food poisoning?

Could be either: You need to get the appropriate lab tests. Rotovirus in kids and c.Difficll enterocolitis both cause foul smelling feces. C. Diff can be fatal if not treated properly. ...Read more

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What causes foul smelling stools with mucus, strong smelling urine?

What causes foul smelling stools with mucus, strong smelling urine?

Proctitis colitis: Need to be treated for an infection with antibiotics if no resolution need to visit a gastroenterologist for endoscopy antibiotics should cover chlamydia if you have anal sex. ...Read more

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I have acidic/sulphuric poop smelling and tasting belches. And slight abdominal pain.

I have acidic/sulphuric poop smelling and tasting belches. And slight abdominal pain.

Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but could be due to irritable bowel syndrome, lactose or gluten intolerance. Gall bladder dysfunction is also a possibility. A gastroenterologist could evaluate and advise you. Any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Can lactose intolerance cause foul smelling stools?

Can lactose intolerance cause foul smelling stools?

Maybe something else: Lactose intolerance is common--25% of caucasians, 80% of afro-americans, almost 100% asians. Lactose intolerance can be secondary to lactase enzyme deficiency, or due to a bigger problem of small bowel inflammation, infection, infiltrative disease, and/or maldigestion. Don't assume its lactose intolerance unless tested, or at least assessed response to lactase enzyme replacement (like lactaid). ...Read more

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I.Past gas frequenly, .Has foul odor. What.To.Do.?

I.Past gas frequenly, .Has foul odor. What.To.Do.?

Food intolerance?: Nutrients which your small bowel does not digest and absorb, go down to large bowel where they quite literally rot. Trial elimination diets (to see if this is a fat, protein, or carb intolerance) and other medical testing would help. ...Read more

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Does amoebiasis have foul smelling stool?

Does amoebiasis have foul smelling stool?

It could: Only way to know is to submit stool studies. Unfortunately it may be difficult to detect. ...Read more

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What causes strong fecal odor, sweating, and strong smelling gas?

Check out these : Links. Hopefully that terrible odor will become bearable and tolerable!  http://m.healthline.com/symptom/foul-smelling-stool. http://m.nativeremedies.com/ailment/remedies-for-foul-smelling-stool.htmll. ...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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Since dec I've had constipation diarrhea gas bloating small food in stool &foul smelling stools ranging in color&texture. Bacterial or digestive issue?

Since dec I've had constipation diarrhea gas bloating small food in stool &foul smelling stools ranging in color&texture. Bacterial or digestive issue?

Optimize diet: Immediately, i'd focus on a good, balanced diet with addition of fibre such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Make sure you drink plenty of water. Add some yogurt to your daily diet. Plus, seek medical input. You could be having early signs of inflammatory bowel disease (chron's or ulcerative colitis.) you need some answers , so talk to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im experiencing constant watery green diarrhea, frequent burping that taste like rotten eggs, abdominal bloating and gas, all after eating a burger.

Im experiencing constant watery green diarrhea, frequent burping that taste like rotten eggs, abdominal bloating and gas, all after eating a burger.

GERD: You may have gastroesophogeal reflux disease (gerd), with an upset stomach as well. Certainly avoid trigger foods high in fat-like the burger and try increasing fluids and taking an over the counter acid blocking medications such as Prilosec with maalox. Eventually, this is a warning sign that you need a good GI evaluation to get properly diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My son is experiencing thin, pencil-like stools, foul smelling stools, constipation and bloating or abdominal fullness.

See your doctor: I would suggest seeing your child's doctor for an abdominal exam and a more thorough history. If he is constipated you can start with 4oz of prune juice daily until he is seen. ...Read more

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Does small intestine bacterial overgrowth cause stomach rumbling, above average flatulence, foul smelling flatulence, and bloating? I Have Crohn's.

Does small intestine bacterial overgrowth cause stomach rumbling, above average flatulence, foul smelling flatulence, and bloating? I Have Crohn's.

Sure, but...: ...so could your Crohn's. Best get checked, since there are ways to distinguish & treat the two possibilities mentioned, most importantly if your symptoms represent an early Crohn's flare. ...Read more

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Bloody stinking discharge from belly button and black watery stool.... Why?

Bloody stinking discharge from belly button and black watery stool.... Why?

See doctor: None of these symptoms are normal and are suggestive of possibly serious conditions such as crohn's disease. You need to see your doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Bloating, stomach pain, gas that smells like sulfur, and bowel movements. what's causing this?

Bloating, stomach pain, gas that smells like sulfur, and bowel movements. what's causing this?

Many possibilities: A plethora of possibilities exist. You could be lactose intolerant,in which case avoidance of all lactose-containing foods should really help (primarily dairy products). If you have well water, it may need to be tested for contaminants, including parasites such as giardia (other household members may have similar symptoms), were this the case). I would try a reputable probiotic and see how you do ...Read more

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Abdominal pains, chills, migraines and now vomitting. The stool and vomit are green and very foul smelling.. Help!

Abdominal pains, chills, migraines  and now vomitting. The stool and vomit are green and very foul smelling.. Help!

? migraine ? GI issu: Sometimes vomiting can accompany a migraine. However it sounds like you may have a viral enteritis. If it continues, please see your physician to have your blood tested and stools checked to be sure there is no other infection or inflammation. ...Read more

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Can food poisoning start with sulfur burps and gas followed by watery stools and vomit?

Can food poisoning start with sulfur burps and gas followed by watery stools and vomit?

Yes..: Food poisoning can manifest as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Make sure you stay hydrated(drink fluids). If you feel very sick, cannot keep anything(not even fluids) down and/or severe abdominal pain go to the ED ASAP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Vomiting, dry heaving all night, sulfur smell, green loose stool?

Vomiting, dry heaving all night, sulfur smell, green loose stool?

Maybe: Gastroenteritis. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more