Want to learn how to get rid of smelly poop? In general, when anyone goes to the bathroom, it doesn't smell pleasant. Sometimes the smell is caused by a spice or sauce in food we eat. Sometimes it is because something is not right inside our bodies. It's a good thing to find out.
What you need to find about smelly poop:
- Food diary
- Diary of health
- Doctor's appointment
- Track your diet. Keep an eye on what you are eating. Some foods have spices and sauces in them that give you very smelly poop. Foods like broccoli, Chinese and/or seafood makes for very smelly poop.
- Keep an eye on your body. Aside from just eating foods that cause your poop to smell worse than usual, keep an eye on how your body is feeling. For instance, if your kidneys are not working right, your urine not only changes color, it gets a different smell to it that looks more like tea. It's good to keep an eye on it if going to the bathroom is much more difficult than usual or painful, your urine looks extremely unusual or has blood in it.
- Visit the doctor. If you have noticed one or more of those symptoms (especially full blown blood in your poop), you need to see your doctor to find out what's going on. There could be something going on with your intestines or many other factors. It's better to get things checked out and have smelly poop be nothing than find out later and have your smelly poop be a more serious health concern.
Going to the doctor over a health concern like smelly poop can be a little embarrassing. But remember, doctors see just about everything and they are supposed to be there to help you. A good doctor is going to listen to you and work with you to make sure you are healthy.