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Really Gassy And Smelly Farts
Gastroenteritis: You are likely having gastroenteritis and most likely caused by a virus unless you have bloody diarrhea or fever. Treatment is usually symptomatic with adequate hydration. If you have fever, blood in stool or dizziness, you would need to see PCP ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nauseated,stomach cramps for 4 days. Really really smelly farts! No fever. Burps smell like my farts! Mold in water cooler at work.
A little more time?: Most cases of non-bacterial gastroenteritis are mild, self-limited, and not life threatening. These resolve on their own with supportive care (drink fluids to prevent dehydration, eat moderately as tolerated, as needed analgesia). In special cases (newborns, elderly, debilitated) hospitalization may be required to provide IV fluids and to support co-morbid medical conditions. ...Read more
Sulfides...: Garlic (allium sativum) contains sulfides (esp. Diallyl disulfide) which may account for its medicinal benefits but can also cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bronchospasm, hypoglycemia, contact dermatitis, burns when applied to the skin, & can kill bacteria (even some of the healthy flora in your gut). Onions are in the same lilliaceae family. ...Read more
After I eat really greasy food my stomach hurts and sometimes I have diarrhea and smelly poop. Is this normal?
I'm having a very bad mental cycle with bad cramps, but also very bad diarrhea and very smelly farts like rotten eggs. Also my stomach is grumbling?
Can constipation cause burning and smelly gas? I didn't poop for 3 days and whenever I pass gas it burns and smells bad.
Diet and water: You may need to increase your intake of fiber and water. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Consult this site for fiber foods, or take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more
What makes your gas and stools smell like sulfer,and a heavy bloated feeling in my lower intestines??
See doctor: There are many potential causes. One of the causes may be from intestinal bacterial overgrowth which however remains a controversial subject. I presume that you do not have lactose intolerance- if yes, then you must avoid lactose. Vegetarians are also more likely to have gas issues. ...Read more
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
Bacterial metabolism: Certain foods are metabolized in different ways by the normal bacteria that live in your colon. This metabolism permits further processing of the food to give you additional nutrients. The bacteria release different organic acids based on the food and the species of bacteria. These acids are released as a gas and have distinctive odors. ...Read more