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I have this rotten egg smell 4 years and it's so

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I have this rotten egg smell for almost 4 years and it's so embarrassing, how can you help? With serious bad breath have been to gastroenterology dietician etc non has worked
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. David
do you have bad gums and teeth? gingivitis can cause bad breath
have you been tested for H pylori bacterial infection in your stomach?
have you had a breath hydrogen test to check for small bowel bacterial overgrowth?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have been to dentist nothing was found have done H pylori test all negative but haven't done hydrogen breath test yet!
Have changed diets, loss weight treated for stomach acidity yet still smells bad
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
I would ask your doctor about hydrogen breath testing to check for small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and see what the test shows.
there are treatments for this.
avoid garlic and onions in your food.
keep eating a healthy diet and exercise for health.
and drinking plenty of water.
if you don't drink enough water, you can have bad odor as well
let me know if you have other questions.
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloDoes everyone smell this or only you?I am a double board certified clinical doctor.If only you smell this, it can be a brain problem.Where does the smell come from? Exactly?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Everyone smell this not only me? Haven't got anything wrong with my brain! Sometimes people even gets up from where I sit on the bus & even at work! Bad breath with rotten egg smell? I'm really depressed as it has affected my social life
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. David
we can't contact your doctor for you
you have to talk to your doctor about breath hydrogen testing to check for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
rotten egg smell is due to sulfur odor.
avoid garlic and onions in your diet. avoid curry and ethnic foods as well.
do you eat garlic or onions?
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