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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Pediatrics
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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My son is 9 years old autistic and is been having a very

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Customer: My son is 9 years old autistic and is been having a very strong gassy smell. His diet is the same hasn't change. He takes probiotics once a day. I just noticed this for about 3-4 days but is not going away.
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Customer: That is basically what is worrying me the fact that he is very gassy and it has a very strong smell.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 11 months ago.

Hello.Sorry about this symptom. Major cause of smell in gas is undigested protein from food ingested. If he is not having diarrhea, nor losing weight, he is safe - still you could try giving him some enzyme drops containing protein breaking one, after one or two major meals, and see.

Good luck.