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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year 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.