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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


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Why do my burps smell and taste like rotten eggs?

Why do my burps smell and taste like rotten eggs?

Some ideas: This may be a tipoff that you have giardiasis. Or there may be a diverticulum or some other problem in your upper digestive tract. This is one to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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I have been burping and it tasted and smells like I a fart?

GERD: One reason for rotten egg/ sulfur smelling burps is gastroesophageal reflux disease. I see that you carry that diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question I just asked?

What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question I just asked?

SULPHuR CONTAINING: Foods cause the rotten egg smell

Examples
guacamole "NOTORI0US"
Eggs
Poultry
cabbage

Google "Sulphur Burps"
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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I am burping and it tastes and smells like rotten boiled eggs?

I am burping and it tastes and smells like rotten boiled eggs?

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

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Why do my burps taste/smell like burnt rubber? Should I see a doctor?

Why do my burps taste/smell like burnt rubber? Should I see a doctor?

Reflux: It sound like you hare having reflux. YOu can try prilosec or prevacid to see if it improves your symptoms. If the symptoms do not get better, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I've been burpin small burps and fartin small farts tht taste & smell like rotten eggs & if I burp they can smell it, it stinks the whole room up?

Sulfur: Rotten egg smell is usually from sulfur found in garlic, onions, cauliflower, and brussel sprouts and the yellow of the egg. Try to minimize these foods in your diet if the sulfur smell is an issue. Good luck ...Read more

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My stomach is bloated and I have been burpping a foul taste and smell?

My stomach is bloated and I have been burpping a foul taste and smell?

??: I would begin by questioning what you are eating. There is an old expression that "we are what we eat". ...Read more

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Burp tastes and smells like vomit after eating flaming hot cheetos. Is this normal?

Maybe: Chips and cheetos are cooked in olis that your body may have trouble digesting. It would be in your better interest to minimize your snacking habit of cheetos. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?

I am experiencing burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?

See a doctor: Most likely no single health problem is causing all these symptoms. Strong urine odor usually means dehydration, i.e. not taking in enough fluids. Other symptoms may be irritable bowel syndrome. Best to see a doctor and stop trying to figure it out on your own or through online resources. Good luck! ...Read more

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Diarrohea and nausea feeling bloated all the time and now burps taste and smell like darts or rotten eyes can I stop this?

Diarrohea and nausea feeling bloated all the time and now burps taste and smell like darts or rotten eyes can I stop this?

Check out this link.: Go see ur dr and get a thorough check up. Take care! . http://health. Yahoo. Net/symptomsearch? Addterm=diarrhea;addterm=abdominal-bloating;addterm=gas. ...Read more

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I've had sickness and diarrea for a few days now and every time I burp it smells and tastes of rotten eggs I'm really blotted and have tummy cramps?

I've had sickness and diarrea for a few days now and every time I burp it smells and tastes of rotten eggs I'm really blotted and have tummy cramps?

See Dr.: With your persistent symptoms it is important for you to see a dr. And get an exam and assure you do not have an impending bowel obstruction or other issues causing your problems. See Dr asap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Belching that tastes and smells like sulphur (rotton eggs) usually followed by a painful stomach ache. This lasts till I puke up. What can this be?

Belching that tastes and smells like sulphur (rotton eggs) usually followed by a painful stomach ache. This lasts till I puke up. What can this be?

I am not sure: At all mainly since you are so young. Your complaint is usually the case of motility namely gastric emptying problems. Other option is infestation with a single cell parasite giardia lamblia but this goes with diarrhea you do not mention.
I suggest see a GI specialist to check your stomach emptying. If that would be confirmed, blood test r/o an auto immune condition is in place. ...Read more

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I drink a lot of soda. Noticed when I burp I now have an over whelming odor that lingers & others can smell. What could this be & how can I get rid?

Drink less soda!: :) soda isn't very healthy so that is not entirely a joke. Barring that, try drinking it slower and try an otc acid reducer like pepcid, Zantac (ranitidine) or prilosec. ...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 could be causing me to burp something that smells like sulpher?

Reflux: That might be the gastric juices that you are refluxing that give such a smell. Go see a GI doctor you may have hiatal hernia as the cause. ...Read more

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My burps smell like fats this was the first time this has happened what do I do To stop it?

My burps smell like fats this was the first time this has happened what do I do To stop it?

Indigestion?: When there is bad breath not associated with poor dental care, it often is some type of maldigestion, ie, something about the way your is digesting what you're eating. If there is no abdominal pain, then a course of probiotics might be helpful. Consult you're doctor if the smelly gas persists ...Read more

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Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Burp smelly: If the burping is not too frequent compared to other people, then it may not be a case of gastric reflux, which needs treatment. The odor of the burp is never an issue. What a person brings up into the mouth never taste good neither does it smell good, simply=what is below should stay below! ...Read more

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I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

Indigestion: Your food is not digested. If symptoms are long enough consult GI for endoscopy. Normally food should be out of stomach in 2 hrs, there are many causes why indigestion? better to seek advise sooner. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

You need to be seen: By a gastroenterologist. You need to provide a full detailed history, undergo physical examination and may require endoscopy after analysis of stools. This is not necessarily a simple problem that can be diagnosed over the internet. More info is needed along with the ability to examine you. Go soon. Get better. ...Read more

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If you have a lot of burping and it smells like rotten eggs what's going on?

If you have a lot of burping and it smells like rotten eggs what's going on?

Rotten egg burps: The smell of sulfur (sulphur) or rotten egg burps comes from hydrogen sulfide (H2S), a gas originating from sulfur-containing proteins in some foods after they are broken down by sulfur-reducing microbes. These microbes may be normal intestinal bacteria or pathogenic bacteria. Ref: http://www. Healthhype. Com/sulphur-or-rotten-eggs-burps-belching-foul-smelling-gas. Html ...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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My my burps smell like sewage what's causes that?

Gastroenteritis: You may have an infection in your bowels, did you travel recently? See your doctor, it needs to be treated. ...Read more