Hi my consultant has recently suggested that i have IBS but i am unsure of the diagnosis and wondered if anyone can advise me further. 3 years ago i was admitted to hospital with diarrhoea and along with that when i belched the smell was like rotten eggs in fact i could clear a room it was that offensive. i had camera test via the back passage and down my throat which showed nothing, the diarrhoea eased so i was discharged with no answers. over the next 2 years all was fine but for the past 12 months i am having constant diarrhoea followed by constipation and the recurring rotten egg smell when i belch, i was wondering if any other IBS sufferers have the smelly belch as well? i constantly suffer 2 days of been constantly on the toilet then 4 days of not going then the belches start as if my stomach is full of rotten food or stools as you can imagine it is really getting me down it is causing me to have time off work and my quality of life is zero my consultant has no answers other than IBS. My only salvation is if i take pepto bismol it cure the smell for a day but then its back again. Sorry for been so negative but i am at the end of my tether and im sure there must be treatment out there if the NHS bothered to look?
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