Asked by: Gaoussou Hatmullinmedical health digestive disorders
Why do farts smell like rotten eggs?
Last Updated: 6th January, 2020
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In respect to this, why do some farts smell so bad?
Food intolerance is a very common cause of badodor flatulence. Typical conditions that can cause smellyflatulence include lactose and gluten intolerances. In both ofthese conditions, the body's inability to break down lactose orgluten causes smelly gas to build up and eventually bereleased.
Likewise, why do farts smell worse in the shower? Underwear and trousers absorb a large part of the gasthat's passed in farts. When you fart in theshower, the gas immediately enters the surroundingatmosphere, and hence they smell worse. The warm air mayalso be a factor as convection currents will cause the gas to risestraight to your nose.
Regarding this, what foods cause rotten egg farts?
Foods high in sulfur can make yourfarts reek of rotten eggs. Cruciferous veggies likebroccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage are often toblame. Other sulfur-rich foods include garlic,onions, legumes, cheddar cheese, dried fruit, nuts, beer, andwine.
Why do I like the smell of my farts?
Humans have evolved to be repulsed by the smellof things like farts and fecal matter because the noxiousfumes they give off alert us to the presence of germs that can makeus sick. Also, becoming accustomed to the smell of our ownwaste, or the waste of loved ones, has its own evolutionarybenefits.