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sulphur burps

anyone know about the sulphur burps or a diagnosis for it?


This discussion is related to Sulfur / Rotten Egg Burps, followed by throwing up.
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Sulphur burps are often associated with H. pylori, and stomach or gallbladder issues. You may want to check with your doc.
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I get it too - whenever I burp sulphur I know I will be throwing up all night and get terrible motion sickness. It's horrid, isn't it? For me it happens when I eat too much oil/grease (which, for a normal person, is not a lot); when I accidentally have beef (I'm allergic to it) or when I'm over-stressed or been on computer shortly before going to bed. My doctor said something about a 'stomach migraine', which is what I refer to it now... don't know if that's it though.

By looking at another discussion board, the terms 'Maalox' , 'acid reflex surgery' and 'teaspoon of baking soda in water' were mentioned in regards to a cure. Also, someone mentioned perhaps having 'Giardiasis', but for me that's unlikely as I think it's got something to do with drinking dodgy water.

Hope this (vaguely) helps. If you find a cure, please tell me because it makes my life a misery as I get it so regularly and have to be so so so so careful with what I do with and put into my body.

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I have had the sulfur burps since I was really little like 4 or 5 I am now 21 we have asked the doctor about it and he doesnt know whats going on. But I have notice when I start to burp I will get the diarrhea and with in the next couple of days I will get sick with fever and throwing up so I know its going to happen and I can prepare for it. When it first starts I try and take Pepto-Bismol  and some times if I catch it early enough I wont get sick or as sick.


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Dear Lacey,

I think the previous poster is right in that you should check out the possibility of Giardia (Giardiasis).  S/he is right, it can come from being exposed to bad water, but it can also be passed from person to person.  I am currently living in Indonesia and it's quite common here, but I have learned that there's a fairly high exposure rate in the U.S. too.  It's also not always possible to detect in the system.  A stool sample usually only shows positive if it's diarrhetic.  The doctor here prescribed a 5-day regimine of the antibiotic metronidazole (brand name Flagyl), but I believe it has not been approved by the FDA so is not available in the U.S.

All best,
Jeff
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For me the cure was in finding out I was allergic to soy products. They are in everything so I really had to learn to read labels, and more so, I just leaned how to make most meals from scratch instead of buying prepackaged junk. If you have an undiagnosed food allergy that may be responsible, you can try an elimination diet, you can find lots of suggestions online, to take out the most common allergens from your diet and try slowly reintroducing them to see if you get the issue again. Keep in mind, sometimes it takes several exposures to have a reaction, for me with soy, it is three.
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try looking up stomach ulcers!! I have the same problem
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Wow that's all I can really say, cause I've suffered with the same symptoms as 'Giardiasis'? I seen my Doctor about this he couldn't treat me unless I had a stool sample. Witch by the time I was able (the illnesses brought on weakness I can't put into words) I was feeling better I thought it had passed. Wrong it was back in full swing. The foul smelling sulpher burps ( rotten eggs) bloating so bad felt like my skin was gonna ripe, chronic abdominal cramping, excessive gas that i couldn't get away from. Feeling like I was going to vomit but never did thankfully, fever,I had a rash on my chest, that went away after two days. some constipation, reg. bowl mix with explosive diarrhea.And yes some floating mucus bowl as well. A couple nights ago I was so scared cause I was dehydrated, ( sings of dehydration, being thirsty, feeling weak, decreased  urination, no saliva, dry mouth, fast heart rate, and light-headedness) I was able to get the stool sample needed to get treatment this time. knowing i couldn't go through this again. Yesterday was a huge brake through it came back positive, it was GIARDIASIS !! Not proud but no longer in the dark!! IT IS MORE COMMON THEN WE KNOW!! So please seek help. live in Las Vegas Nevada USA, and the FDA has approved many drugs for this!! For child and pregnancy. PRESCRIPTION I was given is METRONIDAZOLE FOR 5 DAYS. My point is simple ask for help look for answers and please do yourself a solid kick this in the ***! this may not be what you have, but don't give up search and find if your Doc. doesn't know get a sec. even third look. Don't let this slid away or forget about pass it off as a flu,and wait it out. TAKE CONTROL YOU'RE NOT ALONE....


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Wow that's all I can really say, cause I've suffered with the same symptoms as 'Giardiasis'? I seen my Doctor about this he couldn't treat me unless I had a stool sample. Witch by the time I was able (the illnesses brought on weakness I can't put into words) I was feeling better I thought it had passed. Wrong it was back in full swing. The foul smelling sulpher burps ( rotten eggs) bloating so bad felt like my skin was gonna ripe, chronic abdominal cramping, excessive gas that i couldn't get away from. Feeling like I was going to vomit but never did thankfully, fever,I had a rash on my chest, that went away after two days. some constipation, reg. bowl mix with explosive diarrhea.And yes some floating mucus bowl as well. A couple nights ago I was so scared cause I was dehydrated, ( sings of dehydration, being thirsty, feeling weak, decreased  urination, no saliva, dry mouth, fast heart rate, and light-headedness) I was able to get the stool sample needed to get treatment this time. knowing i couldn't go through this again. Yesterday was a huge brake through it came back positive, it was GIARDIASIS !! Not proud but no longer in the dark!! IT IS MORE COMMON THEN WE KNOW!! So please seek help. live in Las Vegas Nevada USA, and the FDA has approved many drugs for this!! For child and pregnancy. PRESCRIPTION I was given is METRONIDAZOLE FOR 5 DAYS. My point is simple ask for help look for answers and please do yourself a solid kick this in the ***! this may not be what you have, but don't give up search and find if your Doc. doesn't know get a sec. even third look. Don't let this slid away or forget about pass it off as a flu,and wait it out. TAKE CONTROL YOU'RE NOT ALONE....


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Sulphur burps or "stinky burps" are usually seen right before vomiting. They are kind of like warning signs. I usually experience them after eating too much popcorn. The reason for that is that the popcorn cant be digested so it sits there until it rots and then you puke it up. Hope this was helpful!
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