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I stay away from eggs, leafy greens, milk + any else that can cause rotten egg/methane smelling gas. Yet my gas smells like rotten egg/methane. Why?

I stay away from eggs, leafy greens, milk + any else that can cause rotten egg/methane smelling gas. Yet my gas smells like rotten egg/methane. Why?

Bacteria: In your intestinal tract break down food and produce methane and hydrogen sulfide causing the odor. Improve the health of your gut bacteria by eating probiotic foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchee, or aged cheeses. You can also take probiotic supplements. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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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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Help! I get stomach pains and then I begin passing gas that smells like rotten eggs.?

Help! I get stomach pains and then I begin passing gas that smells like rotten eggs.?

Let me try to help: Flatus comming out compose of five differnt gases produce by certain bactria (nitrogen: 20–90%'hydrogen: 0–50%, carbon dioxide: 10–30%, oxygen: 0–10, methane the more methane in it the more the smell like rotten eggs.
Try to take some yogurt that help balance the bacteria in the bowel and hopefully get rid of it
. Good luck. ...Read more

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4 year old boy on a healthy balanced diet when he passes gas he can clear a room is it normal for him to frequently pass wind that reeks of rotten egg?

4 year old boy on a healthy balanced diet when he passes gas he can clear a room is it normal for him to frequently pass wind that reeks of rotten egg?

Probiotics and meds: Simethicone and Beano can help prevent gas. The real issue is the type of bacteria living in your intestine. Promote healthy bacteria by consuming natural probiotics like yogurt, aged cheeses, sauerkraut and kimchee. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My due date is today and for the past couple days I've been having really bad gas that smells like rotten eggs should I be worried?

My due date is today and for the past couple days I've been having really bad gas that smells like rotten eggs should I be worried?

Gas: Increased gastric mobility, (passing gas), can occur prior to the onset of labor. Make sure you are ready with your bag packed and provisions for other children. This gassiness may increase until the onset of actual labor. Good luck. ...Read more

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My gas smells like rotten eggs. I stay away from foods that produce this odor. All foods give me this smell, so a food journal is worthless. Plz help?

My gas smells like rotten eggs. I stay away from foods that produce this odor. All foods give me this smell, so a food journal is worthless. Plz help?

Hydrogen sulphide: Is a byproduct of bacterial breakdown of food I the colon and solving that issue can be problematic. Refer to this site for more information:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC1727181/

Probiotics also are purported to be of benefit. ...Read more

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My gas has smelled like rotten eggs and im not on my period. This isn't normal for me. Should i, be concerned?

My gas has smelled like rotten eggs and im not on my period. This isn't normal for me. Should i, be concerned?

Yes.: Any change in your normal bowel habits or smell indicates that there is an imbalance in your system. Possible imbalances can be caused by not enough or too much stomach acid, lack of pancreatic enzymes, or overgrowth of bacterial or yeast. It also may be that you are eating more eggs than you realize. ...Read more

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Can sulfites found in wines cause gas to smell like eggs?

Possible: Play detective as different people metabolize and process certain foods and drink differently. Alcohol such as beers are definitively known to cause some people to have foul sulfur like (rotten eggs) smelling flatulence. Wine may be your nemesis. After a while you will know your trigger foods and can avoid them. ...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 will happen if sibo is left untreated? Will it worsen? Are intolerance to carbohydrates and fats, real bad rotten egg gas symptoms?

What will happen if sibo is left untreated? Will it worsen? Are intolerance to carbohydrates and fats, real bad rotten egg gas symptoms?

Symptoms persist: If sibo is untreated symptoms will persist including gas, bloating, constipation. I recommend antibiotic treatment follow by probiotics. That will improve your ordorous gas symptoms. ...Read more

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Have Crohn's disease in ileum. Stay away from eggs, leafy greens, or anything that creates rotten egg/methane smell. Yet I have rotten egg/methane gas?

Have Crohn's disease in ileum. Stay away from eggs, leafy greens, or anything that creates rotten egg/methane smell. Yet I have rotten egg/methane gas?

Peppermint oil: Enteric coated peppermint oil is designed to deliver the oil into the large intestine. Harmlees to take and helps with pain.
Best part for you is that your gas should smell "minty"
Please see our website "The Gut Solution" for more details. ...Read more

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When I eat food including milk, eggs, mayo, this cause me diarea and lot of gas and sometimes vomiting. Wat could be the problem?

When I eat food including milk, eggs, mayo, this cause me diarea and lot of gas and sometimes vomiting. Wat could be the problem?

Maybe oils and fats: If a person is having trouble with whole milk, regular mayo, whole eggs, etc... She may have trouble digesting the oils and fats in them. So, she should be evaluated by her primary care doctor or a G.I. Doctor to check for gall bladder problems and pancreas problems, because those organs need to be working well in order for a person to digest oils and fats. ...Read more

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My 10 year old son doesn't eat large amounts of food and we follow a reflux diet. We can't seem to shake the rotten egg breath, no burps, no gas.

My 10 year old son doesn't eat large amounts of food and we follow a reflux diet. We can't seem to shake the rotten egg breath, no burps, no gas.

Halitosis: Halitosis (bad breath) is not usually from reflux. There are several other causes for halitosis. Start with your pediatrician. And dentist. A visit with the ENT may be needed as well. ...Read more

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Sudden and random nausea with sudden increase in passing gas that smells like boiled eggs and gagging. No appetite. Ongoing for past week now.

Sudden and random nausea with sudden increase in passing gas that smells like boiled eggs and gagging. No appetite. Ongoing for past week now.

GI upset...: Could be a range of things from pregnancy, food poisoning, bad acid reflex, constipation, or appendicitis/colitis. Are you able to hold any food down? With symptoms ongoing for the past week, I definitely recommend a health professional examining you. ...Read more

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Foul smelling gas (like rotten egg and diarrhea) from everything. Celiac test negative. Lactose test negative. BM’s smell the same way. Plz help.

Gas: Are you constipated? Even if you go daily, but its hard, when you are backed up with stool, stool produces gas, which if sitting in there for awhile can be foul smelling. Also your diet can cause foul smelling gas as well. ...Read more

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5days ago to now daught had bad egg smelling gas that caused "diarrhea feeling cramps"Stool has same smell but was solid but now turned to diarrhea

5days ago to now daught had bad egg smelling gas that caused "diarrhea feeling cramps"Stool has same smell but was solid but now turned to diarrhea

Probiotics: Give PeptoBismol liquid 2 TSP 4 x a day for 1 week.
Start a good Broad spectrum Probiotic 2x a day for 2 weeks then 1 day for 2 weeks followed by long term maintenance dose 1capsule 2-3 x a week.
if there is any blood in the stool see your Doc right away.
Give me a follow up report in 2 weeks ...Read more

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Lately I haven't been farting. And I get strong stomach aches. Mostly after eating beans, spinach or eggs. And I really love these stuff. Help?

Options: Some foods are more likely to cause gas, and gas can be painful. Avoiding these foods is an option, but you could also try products like Phazyme (simethicone), Beano (an enzyme), or probiotics (healthy bacteria in yogurt or a suppliment pill). ...Read more

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I have really lots foul gas but if I eat eggs that day, the amount of gas I have a very small. It's really weird. Why?

Lactose intolerant: If you are lactose intolerant you can produce a lot of gas. Perhaps when you eat eggs you skip cereal with milk and maybe it is the lack of milk that is associated with less gas. Eggs themselves have no gas absorbing property. ...Read more

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Ever since I had my son on June 14th this yr I have had bad egg purps ngaas once a week or I just have really smelly gas and pain. Also bloodie stoo?

Reflux and? Colitis: Bad burps are signs of GE reflux, and may benefit from antacid, H2 blockers like Zantac, (ranitidine) or PPI meds like Prilosec.
Bad gas and bloody stools are more worrisome and could suggest an underlying infection or colitis unless you have a fissure or hemorrhoids from constipation. Please see your doctor or a gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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I keep burping up egg smell and have gas as well. Have not ate eggs lately. Any idea?

Sulfur Gases: The terrible smell of sulfur burps is caused by hydrogen sulfide (h2s). The gas is known to originate from certain foods that contain sulfur proteins in them. During the process of digestion these proteins are broken down in the gastro-intestinal tract by sulfur-reducing microbes. Try altering your diet, and if persists, then seek medical evaluation as some infections can also cause it to happen. ...Read more

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28 wks pregnant, & I was cooking eggs and I got close to the fire and It smelt like pure gas, I about threw up!! Smelling gas hurt my baby in anyway?

28 wks pregnant, & I was cooking eggs and I got close to the fire and It smelt like pure gas, I about threw up!! Smelling gas hurt my baby in anyway?

No: Smelling gas and getting away from it is what is supposed to happen. The "pure gas" has no odor, so a cook would not know she was inhaling it for a long time (bad to do). So, the odor is ADDED to the gas (by the gas company) to let the cook know right away when she smells the gas. Then she can turn off the gas, and relight it properly. No worries. ...Read more

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I don't eat red meat pork or milk except for occasional yogurt n butter, n egg whites 2days wkly. Rarely eat beans, I have excessive not so nice gas?

Other factors: Bacterial overgrowth sometimes is the cause; but also keep in mind that other foods (like onions) may generate excessive gas in susceptible people. Simple diet, adding one by one more varied foods will help you pinpoint the foods that cause it. Consult your dr for more personalized advice. ...Read more

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After eating a meal which included eggs, I had the urge to release gas but when I did it was a liquid and bright yellow substance, should I seek help?

Not yet: This isn't necessarily a worrisome event unless it occurs repeatedly. It could be caused by food intolerance, irritable bowel, or even infection such as viral enteritis. The yellow feces and seepage is caused by rapid transit through the gi tract. Kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) helps. The loose stools should resolve promptly. If not discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a burp tastes like eggs constantly, with a bloated stomach and constant gas releases?

What does it mean when a burp tastes like eggs constantly, with a bloated stomach and constant gas releases?

Slow stomach emptyin: Foul smelling burps can be a sign of slowed stomach emptying which can occur as a result of many different conditions such as a form of irritable bowel, gastroenteritis or even poorly controlled or long standing diabetes. ...Read more

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1yr EBF baby ongoingGI issues (gas, pain, occult blood). Removed soy, dairy, gluten, eggs. How do I test her again (allergy test, my diet, hers)?

1yr EBF baby ongoingGI issues (gas, pain, occult blood). Removed soy, dairy, gluten, eggs. How do I test her again (allergy test, my diet, hers)?

Possible thought: On the positive side, these symptoms are common early in life, and tend to resolve with time. A possible approach might be to get allergy testing for the baby, work with a nutrition expert to prevent nutritional deficiencies in the baby, consider food patch testing (preliminary data, suggests might be helpful in predicting failed food challenge in FPIES), evaluate for FPIES by allergy specialist. ...Read more

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Constant gas preventing regular bowel movements and causing distension. Sensitive to many foods. Eating mainly fruit, salads, fish, chicken and eggs?

Constant gas preventing regular bowel movements and causing distension. Sensitive to many foods. Eating mainly fruit, salads, fish, chicken and eggs?

Gas - bowels: You should bring this to the attention of your doctor. Almost certainly she/he will take a medical history, examine you, and order labs.
Relax a bit - things will get better soon! ...Read more

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My 10 yr old child has nausea, stomach gurgling, gas after eating. Boiled egg, turkey bacon, berries for brkfst left her feeling ill. Any idea why?

My 10 yr old child has nausea, stomach gurgling, gas after eating. Boiled egg, turkey bacon, berries for brkfst left her feeling ill. Any idea why?

Could be: Co-incidental and not related to the foods at all. Would recommend clear liquid diet and heating pad on tummy to reduce cramping. Consider anti-nausea med such as bonine or emetrol ...Read more

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I drank some lactose free milk that was expired by 3 weeks, now I am burping rotting egg smell, and foul smelling gas with diarrhea and stomach cramp.

I drank some lactose free milk that was expired by 3 weeks, now I am burping rotting egg smell, and foul smelling gas with diarrhea and stomach cramp.

Gastritis: This should resolve itself fairly quickly. If it persists go and see a doctor. And yes, it is quite possible that you are reacting to spoilage in the milk, but not having it to test make this speculative. ...Read more

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26 day cycle, egg white/jelly CM b4 n after ov. Extreme cramps cd17-18 gas/diarrhea, twitches in stomach low mid section. Sex on cd11.Signs of pregnancy?

26 day cycle, egg white/jelly CM b4 n after ov. Extreme cramps cd17-18 gas/diarrhea, twitches in stomach low mid section. Sex on cd11.Signs of pregnancy?

Just take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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What causes rotten egg smell stool?

What causes rotten egg smell stool?

See answer: High protein intake can be one cause. Also, recent antibiotic use causing a change in the bacterial environment in your bowels responsible for breaking down and releasing increased amount of hydrogen sulfide. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can pancreatic disease cause rotten egg farts?

Can pancreatic disease cause rotten egg farts?

Yes: It can if there is blockage of pancreatic juices. It is called steatorrhea. The stool will float over water. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What causes rotten egg belches and extreme gasiness in my upper abdomen and gets worse when I eat?

What causes rotten egg belches and extreme gasiness in my upper abdomen and gets worse when I eat?

You may be: Eating too fast & ingestion a lot of air with your food. You may also have a food intolerance or h.Pylori stomach infection. Try eating slower & chewing food more, avoiding milk and wheat, antacids for 2-4 wks. If no improvement, please see a doctor. ...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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Flatulence (Definition)

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