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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: Feces smell abnormal


 Dee4me - Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:39 pm

My feces smell like ammonia, why might this be?
 John Kenyon, CNA - Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:50 pm

User avatar Hello -

An ammoniac odor from stool can often be traced to some sort of liver problem. This is well worth a checkup despite the fact you mention no other symptoms.

Hope this is helpful. Best of luck to you.

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