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Working in printing press. Stools having chemical smell, passing foul smelly gas. Solution?

My husband has worked with printing presses most of his adult life. They print the store ads and small magazines, etc. There are many chemicals used there. For the last year or so his stools smell of some kind of chemical really bad. The smell lingers in the bathroom for a long time and is very offensive. He is 53, 5 8 , 168 lbs and pretty active physically. He also has foul smelling gas that makes me have to sleep on the couch if I wake up in the middle of the night. I can t stand the smell. He has a history of drinking beer, but has really cut down in the last year or so.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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the problem is not chemical related but with some foods as chemical inhalation can cause only respiratory tract and nasal tract infections and not git
one or more food item may be causing this may be beer but if he stops completely the results come in 3-4 week and not immediately
or instead of guessing get blood serum tests for specific antibodies for common daly foods and other things you eat and dring daily and after that withdrawl of them is the only solution
Answered: Thu, 27 Jun 2013
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