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Anonymous asked in HealthOther - Health · 2 months ago

What causes farts to smell so bad?

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  • 2 months ago

    Beans and other foods with sulferic content have been said to make farts smell bad.  

    Or was that just what makes them happen?

    I know it was one of the 2

  • Joe
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    The compound skatol which is produced from bacteria breaking down remaining food particles. Certain foods will cause more of this to be produced making the smell worse than other times.

  • Rita
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Disrupting the digestion process can cause an overgrowth of bacteria. Some bacteria can cause infection in the intestines and digestive tract. This may cause a higher volume of gas than normal and a strong-smelling odor.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Methane gas does this

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    the average human has 100 trillion bacteria and virus in and on them * . this includes about ten pounds of essential digestive bacteria in your gut . if you eat salami you get a casei  bacteria smell from it . it all depends of the food you eat and the bacteria mix in your gut . e coli , or lactobacillus are not to bad , but clostridium difficile stinks to hell . 

    Source(s): *nytimes.com/science
  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Methane gas.   

  • 2 months ago

    cause theyre disgusting

  • 2 months ago

    The bowel gasses, and the fecal material which is waste products

  • Mark
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    I think it's bacteria which emits gas when it consumes your breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    POOP.....................

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