Why does my poop smell like burnt rubber or burt hair?

Not medical advice: The products of bacterial action are the cause of different stool smells. You may have a high concentration of a compound called "mercaptans." This compound is what causes the stool to smell like burnt rubber.

With that said, abnormal changes in the smell of your stool could have come about through your change of diet. These smells could also be due to a medical condition.

These medical conditions include Celiac disease, Crohn's disease, short bowel syndrome, and intestinal infection. You should definitely contact a health care provider to see what the problem could be.

If your foul smelling poop is linked to a medical condition then definitely follow the advice of your doctor. If it’s the food you’re eating, then you have more control of the outcome. Check out some tips on how to improve the smell of your stinky poop at Digestivehealthguide.com.

Updated on Thursday, April 09 2015 at 11:22AM EDT
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