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My daughter(11yr) has been taking liquid Zantac (ranitidine) for 2 weeks for gerd. She now has diarrhea and rotten egg smelling burps. What could be causing this?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Needs to be checked

Rotten egg smelling burps and diarrhea needs to be checked by your primary care doctor or a GI specialist.
It may be due to 1 gastric emptying problem(motility problem) 2giardia lambia infection 3small intestine bacterial overgrowth 4 from sulphur containing foods 5hpylori infection.

In brief: Needs to be checked

Rotten egg smelling burps and diarrhea needs to be checked by your primary care doctor or a GI specialist.
It may be due to 1 gastric emptying problem(motility problem) 2giardia lambia infection 3small intestine bacterial overgrowth 4 from sulphur containing foods 5hpylori infection.
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