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    What causes foul smelling burps?

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Posted on Wed, 1 Jun 2016 in General Health
Question: what causes foul smelling burps...like rotten eggs.
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Answered by Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan 49 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Dyspepsia / acid reflux causes it . Needs supportive care

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for asking

I read your question and i understand your concern. Rotten eggs like smell of burps indicates dyspepsia and acid reflux. Dont worry , all you need is some gastric motility increasing medicine, continue omeprazole and zantac, avoid dietary triggers like over eating, alcohol, spices, coffee, chocolates, processed and canned foods etc.

Prefer fiber and take more fluids. Restrict dietary intake and delay lying down after meals for at least 2 hours. Dotn worry these symptoms will go away once the stomach is empty completely.Just reduce the next few meals and exercise more. It happens to all of us.

I hope it helps. Take good care of yourself and dont forget to close the discussion please.

Regards
Khan
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