Symptom: Stool odor

Stool odor: Stool odor changes as a symptom
Introduction: Stool odor changes, such as smelly stool, especially if unusually smelly, can be a symptom of various stool conditions. Smelly stool may also be associated with other stool symptoms such as bloody stool, mucus stool, and stool color. Seek prompt professional medical advice about such symptoms.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Stool odor:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Stool odor (14 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Stool odor (6 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Stool odor: bloody stool (41), mucus stool (11), stool color (45), stool symptoms (173), Diarrhea (130)
    Stool odor type of: Stool symptoms (173), Odor symptoms (23)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Stool odor: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Stool odor as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Stool odor: The following list of conditions have 'Stool odor' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Celiac Disease ... foul-smelling stool
  • Cystic Fibrosis ... steatorrhea, foul-smelling bowel movements, bulky foul-smelling stools


  • Giardia ... foul-smelling stools


  • Jaundice ... foul-smelling feces


  • Steatorrhea ... foul-smelling feces


  • Ulcerative colitis ... foul-smelling stool

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