Belching, Bloating Or Fullness, Constipation And Foul Smelling Stools

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

These symptoms are common in a number of digestive conditions including constipation, gastroenteritis, and irritable bowel syndrome. Cystic fibrosis is a chronic genetic (inherited) disease that can lead to foul-smelling stools, among other symptoms. Irritable bowel syndrome tends to cause symptoms that tend to get better or worse over time. If you are concerned about your symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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