I eat at least 2 eggs every morning, most often with half an avocado for breakfast. I have had very odorous farts and am wondering if it's due to the eggs (They're the only thing I eat consistently from day to day). If it is the eggs, does this mean I'm intolerant? I basically subsist off of them for breakfast and can't imagine having to give them up. Thoughts?
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Yes eggs cause gas in stomach, mostly the white part of the egg cause gas in stomach.
I noticed the same when I used to eat the whites .. BIN THE WHITES or give them to someone else!
I go through phases of eating lots of eggs daily too and eventually it gives me stomach upset. When I know it's hitting me I gotta lay off them about a week or so and that kinda reboots my system. Try phasing them in/out. For some reason baked and hard boiled eggs make my farts smell like a geyser.
I stopped eating eggs when I went on a rotation diet over three years ago. Last year my doctor suggested I could use digestive enzimes to help digest the eggs. I got loose stools and foul odered gas, even with the digestive enzimes, so I don't eat eggs anymore, though I occationally eat cole slaw and potato salad, which are usually made with mayonnaise. All of my life I had a problem with gas which caused me no end of embarassment. I find gluten - which I don't eat now, but sometimes it creeps into my diet - gives me lots of gas with little odor.
if your farts smell fishy, it could be due to the choline in the egg yolks.
& if you are really unlucky, you may have gone one step further & have a rare metabolic disorder know as trimethylaminuria (aka 'fish odor syndrome')
(if your farts do Not smell fishy, then choline is probably not the cause)