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I always have smelly fart dont care what food i eat. And i fart very often. Whats wrong with me?

I always have smelly fart dont care what food i eat. And i fart very often. Whats wrong with me?

Stool testing: may need to do that plus a general physical and general laboratory check up. If that is normal try an elimination diet: try one food item at a time for a few days to see if it causes your symptoms ...Read more

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Recently i used suffer slight smelly fart night time and almost everyday regardless what kind of foods i took. Any problem with that?

Recently i used suffer slight smelly fart night time and almost everyday regardless what kind of foods i took. Any problem with that?

No problem: Not likely a problem. It could mean that you have a slightly "off" balance in your gut flora. I recommend trying acidophilus tablets/supplementation. This will help replace the bacteria causing the imbalance and hence bad smell with good bacteria. ...Read more

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Are smelly farts a symptom of colon cancer?

Are smelly farts a symptom of colon cancer?

Unlikely: Unlikely. Here is a good overview on symptoms to look for related to colon cancer http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/colorectal-cancer/symptoms-and-signs. ...Read more

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I've been having stomach cramps and smelly farts. What should I do?

I've been having stomach cramps and smelly farts. What should I do?

What's the cause?: Flatulence +/- cramps neither localizes your problem to the small or large bowel, nor indicates severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctional--but is this due to infection, sibo, motility problems, inflammation, ibs, ischemic disease, maldigestion, sphincter problem, etc.? How long have your symptoms lasted, is there accompanying fever, bleeding, vomiting, tenderness, etc? ...Read more

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My 8 week old started having very smelly farts and large poops that fill her whole diaper. Still mustard yellow. Why so smelly now?? Formula & BF

My 8 week old started having very smelly farts and large poops that fill her whole diaper. Still mustard yellow. Why so smelly now?? Formula & BF

Gut bacteria: Babies swallow air when they eat and have germs in their intestine.The intestinal germs include whatever they suck off their fingers that survives the stomach acid.These germs live off the undigested material in the gut & produce a variety of gasses during that process.Swallowed air plus gut gas produces stinky farts.Sometimes adding probiotics to their feeds can change but not eliminate the odor ...Read more

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I suffer with constipation , I always get hot smelly farts & Sometimes my Stools burn while going why is that ?

I suffer with constipation , I always get hot smelly farts & Sometimes my Stools burn while going why is that ?

Bowel Disorders.: See your doctor for an evaluation. Constipation by itself could resolve easily with laxatives, such as Senna S, but sometimes other conditions, like lactose intolerance (milk and dairy products intolerance) can cause similar symptoms. Important to find out the cause. Treatment is different. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps and smelly farts with back pain, what could it be?

Stomach cramps and smelly farts with back pain, what could it be?

Not absorbing fat: If you are eating very fatty foods and the fat isn't being absorbed, it results in fat being expelled in the stool. Back pain also can be caused by pancreatitis. Suggest you see a GI doc. ...Read more

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2 mo old baby passes lots smelly farts. Poop mustard yellow, smelly. Sometimes in pain. Formula and breast fed. Tried ovol, gripe, massage. Concern?

2 mo old baby passes lots smelly farts. Poop mustard yellow, smelly. Sometimes in pain. Formula and breast fed. Tried ovol, gripe, massage. Concern?

Baby poop: What you are describing all sounds very normal. The poop is a reflection of the bacteria in the baby's gut as well as your diet (as you are sometimes breast feeding). Babies often cry when trying to have bowel movements - it's a new thing for them and they have to learn how to relax a sphincter and at the same time are bearing down to push the stool out - they get frustrated/cry - it gets better ...Read more