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Pass smelly wind after having wine or spirits. Remedy?

When i go on a night out whether I drink wine or spirits i get very bad extremely smelly wind like bad eggs :( The more stressed I get because others notice and comment the worse it is. And yet if I drink during a meal or at home this doesnt happen. It was very bad with vodka and redbull or coke. Is there some digestive aid i could take or another drink which wouldnt have this effect?
Asked On : Wed, 13 Jun 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi Amanda,
Thanks for writing in.
I think we could be looking at several possibilities here. these can be ruled out only after we run some tests for you. These would include:
a. Lactose intolerance: This would be a possibility even if you have been tolerating milk well all your life. Try and stop milk for a couple of days and see if it helps. You can take yoghurt instead.
b. Gastro-esophageal reflux disease- You might consider using Tablet Prevacid OTC once daily one hour before breakfast. Try this for 7-8 days and see if it helps
c. Small bowel bacterial overgrowth- You could just have an overgrowth of bacteria in your gut which could be leading to your symptoms. A regimen of ciprofloxacin should help. This needs to be diagnosed after several investigations.
I would suggest that you follow the above advice for 2-3 weeks. If your symptoms still dont improve, see your physician and get tested for small bowel bacterial overgrowth.
Hope this helps
Answered: Wed, 13 Jun 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha.'s  Response
Hi welcome to HCMForum. Most probably your problem is olfactory hallucination or smell of a compound formed by
combination of face powder or deodorant or some thing of that sort. i advise you to consult a physician for diagnosis
Answered: Wed, 13 Jun 2012
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