What causes gas that smells like rotten eggs

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Avatar n tn I have had two scary episodes of having endless diarrhea, vomiting, horrible headache, along with burping what tasted like greasy rotten eggs. The first episode lasted 5 to 7 days. This last episode lasted 24 hours, which I am currently recovering from it. In both cases, I was self treating for a bladder infection, taking vitamin C and drinking non-stop amounts of diet Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice.
Avatar n tn I am sure that some of these drugs don`t like each other! Despite what I tell you I have always been a happy friendly outgoing person.I am just 46, I have to deal with many regular hospital appointments & various surgeries & I`m feeling this unexplained disgusting "eggy syndrome" Is just about nudging me towards depression I can`t hide it & Its denting my confidense & self esteem.Sorry for rant.
Avatar n tn i am 18 years old and i get those nasty smelling burps that smell like rotten eggs. the first time i got them i was about 15 or 16 years old. and i get them at least under ten times a year. they last all day and sometimes wake me up in the middle of the night. im so emmbarest to burp in front of any one cuz it smells so awful. and as i started getting them more offten it came along with some new symptoms. like sometimes i would be constipated or i would have dyarrha.
Avatar f tn I'm a 43 year old male with a long history of stomach issues. I take prilosec daily and have no idea what a "normal" bowel movement resembles. Sour stomach, cramps, reflux and soft stools are just a part of life for me and I've been able to lead a fairly normal and mobile life in spite of these issues. Six weeks ago, I went to work and took one of my kids w/me. He loves going to the office for some reason and he had nothing better to do on this particular summer day.
Avatar n tn It is extremely rancid, and smells similar to very rotten eggs (a sulfur-like smell). Can anybody else who's had colon surgery relate to this? What causes it, and what can be done about it?
Avatar m tn This gas has a smell of rotten eggs. You need to cut down food items that contain sulfites. Most of this gas comes from sulfites a person consumes, which is a part of all preservatives. Sulfites are present in all juices, molasses, yellow dye in ready made food stuffs, and red wine. Sulfites are present in lesser amounts in mashed potatoes made from dry powder, pickles, tinned shrimp, cookies, crackers, and readymade pie dough.
Avatar f tn Bloody stool & gas???? Please help by Jaydee24, less than a minute I've experiencing stomach problems for the last few days and i'm pretty sure it's not normal: Blood in stool (happened 2 days ago & only happened once so far) Constant gas that literally smells like rotten eggs (THIS IS NOT NORMAL FOR ME) I did start my period today and I know that stomach problems usually occur during that time of the month (bloating, diarrhea, cramps, etc.) but this isn't normal for me.
Avatar n tn My elderly mother has been insisting for months now that she smells a horrible odor and that it burns her cheeks and shoulders. It never occurs when any of us are present, only when she is alone and late at night. She gets very defensive when we question whether this smell is real or imagined. None of us has ever smelled it, only my mother. We are unsure what action to take.
Avatar n tn I also wanted to ask if your vomit is really horrible too? Mine is really acidy (and smells like rotten eggs). There have been a few times that as soon as I burped and knew I would start throwing up, I took a tagament and a fibercon and went straight to bed, slept the whole day, and it was gone when I woke up. It doesn't work every time, but it has helped. Also, when you get upset or stressed, does your stomach get all knotty?
407149 tn?1211736107 I, too, would like to know what causes this. It is very annoying, considering that the smell of gas/exhaust makes me nauseous.
Avatar n tn The strangest symptons though are just constant vibrations or movements in my intestinal area, bad heart burn, bad gas, and a feeling like I have to burp but just cant. Im hoping that my heart is fine and the feelings are just from my focusing on it too much, but I just dont know. Can anyone relate to this? Its been 3 months and I cant even sleep anymore.
Avatar n tn I would be thrilled to know exactly what causes it. Mine is also accompanied by sever bloating and what I like to call my "pregnant belly" because my stomach becomes so distended I can push it out to look about 6mon preggers! So far I haven't been able to find any help.
Avatar f tn 2) After food, flatulence accompanied with traces of feces that causes BO 3) Damp, itchy *** This is what I did, I visited the doc, he gave me more cause to worry than really help. You cant blame him, he is not sure. I went on a fast for 3 days, taking in only water and guava, what I noticed is that my bowel seems to relaxed and the smell has reduced tremendously. I suggest that all try this and gradually get back into your eating habit in the next several weeks on.
720228 tn?1377748631 He seems to be burping a lot and his poop seems very loose and smells like natural gas or gasoline. I know natural gas doesn't really have a smell so it smells like the stuff they put into gas so that it would smell. His weight is fine, so my ped said not to worry but I am worried that he is hurting. He also poops a lot, about three times a day. He is going to be 3 in jan 2014. I didn't think three times a day was normal for a 21/2 year old. The smell has me concerned.
Avatar n tn On rare occasions when she does say something it's usually because she doesn't know it's me that smells like that. She said it smells like rotting meat or feces. Please any help or a specialis suggestion you may have would be great.
1160836 tn?1332333769 HAHAHA I am happy to hear that I am not the only one that has this great side effect, it hard because I cant fit into my pants any more DH laughs and is like OMG what is that... I would play and say the twins..lol.. when I was on 100mg on round 2 , and I O for the first time in forever. I had all the prego symptoms and I was so + that I was prego but doc told me no it was all clomid's doing and I was so hurt...
Avatar m tn There are some bacteria in the gut that produce hydrogen sulfide gas. This gas has a smell of rotten eggs. Most of this gas comes from sulfites a person consumes, which is a part of all preservatives. You need to cut down food items that contain sulfites. Sulfites are present in all juices, molasses, yellow dye in ready made food stuffs, and red wine.
Avatar m tn Hence the gas enters the blood stream and gets filtered by kidney into the urine. This gas has a smell of rotten eggs. You can test its presence by test strips available OTC. If this is positive and you have smell of rotten eggs in urine then you need to cut down food items that contain sulfites. Most of this gas comes from sulfites a person consumes, which is a part of all preservatives. Sulfites are present in all juices, molasses, yellow dye in ready made food stuffs, and red wine.
Avatar n tn The Physician assistant who saw me sqooze it and sure enough quite abit of sebaceous fluid that smelt like rotten eggs came out and I was told that I could take care of the problem my self by sqeezing the rest of the fluid out at home. It took a few weeks to empty the cyst but over time it filled back up. Because I was unable to afford seeing a doctor it took a long time before I had the cyst surgically remove.
797873 tn?1265740119 Mine is little different because where ever I am at this smell stays in, my room , at work and in my car.. and the smell changes all the time it depends what I eat. I also get thursty If I dont drink water. I start to get a dry throat and mouth... If i drink anything else that is not water my breath gets worse.. please help!
Avatar f tn Gas SMELL (if it is like rotten-eggs) comes from foods which contain SULPHUR. The list of foods containing sulphur: http://www.canarys-eye-view.org/challenges/food/sulfurfoods.
Avatar n tn I cant smell Myself and am very clean but i am aware that i am releasing a Gas smell like rotten eggs or Gas ,people say whos dropped one ... if you could bottle that you could send a Man to the Moon even in a very large area. i would like to know how you .turned your life around ??
Avatar n tn I hope that we will put more researcn and funding into finding out what causes and more importantly what cures IBS. It does not seem to be at the top of anyone's priority list. I realize that it is not life threatening, however with such quality of life, what's the point?? Does any one have any good news or positive perspective on this?
Avatar m tn In late stage liver failure, the breath may take on a pungent, strong and noticeable odor that smells likerotten egg”. Sulfides build up (dimethyl sulfide) and are released in urine, breath, feces, and sweat.
Avatar m tn several attacks of acute sinusitis in one year. 8. WHAT CAUSES SINUSITIS? Here are some of the other afflictions that can cause the sinuses and connecting holes and passageways to get clogged: • An infection by a bacteria or virus of your respiratory system, which includes your lungs, throat, nose, and nasal passages.
Avatar n tn I was emotionally forced to leave my job because of this problem, because whenever somebody comes to our office room, they complain that it smells like sewage and my colleagues stare at me suggesting that I am the reason. My colleagues discuss internally that I am the reason for the company losses because clients are not showing interest to come to our office.
Avatar n tn I have discovered that soy beans and soy bean oil and any product containing them causes me horrible gas. If I can avoid the soy beans, I do much better. Almost all packaged, bottled or frozen foods have soy in them. Even foods you would never expect to have soy in them do, even packaged pudding, pancake mix, mayo, peanut butter and almost all bread and crackers. It is so difficult to find anything prepared without it. Could this be allergies? Does anyone else have a similar reaction?
Avatar n tn not as long as I'd like, but what a relief from that nasty smell and taste.....infected mucous snot, and yea...kinda like rotten eggs (someone else said that). Just SO nasty!!!! And it's all I can smell at all times!!! Gross. I will try the eucalyptus lozenges for the taste. I've been afraid other people can smell this. Hubby says he can't smell it, but it's so hard to believe. I've never had a sinus infection, this is pretty gross.
544292 tn?1268886268 In my case the antidepressant that they tacked on to the cocktail is the thing that causes all the rough psychological and mental symptoms. It's a Two Fer One! I've been feeling like I was going crazy for a long time. And in addition to that; the scary suicidal ideation. The suicidal ideation vanished and returns ONLY if I get a flare up of withdrawal symptoms. That happens if I get over stressed. So i need some coping mechanisms. At the moment; "I am STILL ALVE!?
Avatar n tn Hydrogen sulfide is what smells like rotten eggs. While I have only smelled that smell once and don't remember it, I do have the "egg burps" and have gotten sick that way. The last time I did, it stayed with me, so that I nearly swore off of chicken, since it started after I ate some slightly uncooked chicken I didn't know was slightly uncooked until I got further in. I'm guessing that it was salmonella, but perhaps not such a bad strain.