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What are the causes of rotten egg burps and diarrhea?

What are the causes of rotten egg burps and diarrhea?

See below: The odor of your burps depends primarily on what is in your stomach. If food sets there too long it can decompose to some degree. Smaller meals with lower fat content should help. Diarrhea has multiple causes including infection, ibs, celiac disease, medications and inflammatory bowel disease. ...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 dont 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 could cause burping that taste like rotten eggs be with no diarrhea and no pain?a

What could cause burping that taste like rotten eggs be with no diarrhea and no pain?a

Food with sulfur: Likely you ate some sort of food that was high in sulfur. Perhaps your last meal had something with a lot of eggs in it. There is no particular condition that produces a rotten eggs like smell when burping. Likely your ok. ...Read more

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What causes rotten egg(sulfur?) Smelling burps?Diarrhea, vomiting (taste like rotten eggs smell ) for over 2 months? Also no appetite.bc I feel full

What causes rotten egg(sulfur?) Smelling burps?Diarrhea, vomiting (taste like rotten eggs smell ) for over 2 months? Also no appetite.bc I feel full

Diverticulum: This could be an esophageal diverticulum, but the best thing to do would be to be seen by a GI doctor and fully evaluated, since there are several other potentially serious diagnoses that could be considered. Good luck. ...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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I keep on burping like rotten egg can you please tell what causes this every time i burp is smell's like rotten egg my stomach keep's making funny sounds

You : You are suffering from acid reflux (stomach producing too much acid that is refluxing into your esophagus and causing belching).You need to start taking an over the counter medication like Pepcid or prilosec. In addition, reduce acidic and spicy foods, decrease caffeine intake, and chocolate as well. Often time this acid reflux can be a clue to more serious problems like stomach ulcers or esophagitis. Therefore i recommend you visit your primary care doctor for work up and treatment for this problem. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What would cause rotten egg smell when you burp or have a bowel movement?

What would cause rotten egg smell when you burp or have a bowel movement?

Sulfur-containing...: ...Aminoacids such as methionine and cysteine are part of all proteins you eat. When they are digested by bowel bacteria, they are converted to hydrogen sulfide which gives rotten eggs their smell. Treating the underlying bowel problem should help control thsi odor as well. ...Read more

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