patients can reduce embarrassing flatulence odor by using Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)
New evidence suggests that patients can reduce embarrassingflatulence odor by using Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate).
Bacteria in the colon produce hydrogen sulfide. This gas hasa foul odor...and might also be toxic to the colonic mucosa.
In fact, there's now some evidence of a link between hydrogensulfide in the colon and ulcerative colitis.