Toilet smells like poop


Old 04-10-17, 11:50 PM
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Toilet smells like poop

Having a recent problem. After someone is done w/ the toilet, like hours later, it still smells like poop.

I've cleaned the toilet bowl a few times and the smell is gone (I think) but after the cleaning smell goes away and someone has to do a #2, hours later the poop smell is there.

I am going to call a plumber but before that I thought I would check here. I've read it could be the vent being clogged but if that was the case, would the other bathroom toilet have the same problem? I am not certain but I think both toilets share the same vent.
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Old 04-11-17, 03:57 AM
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Sometimes the water gets siphoned out of the shower or sink trap when the vents are not sufficient to let the toilet flush properly. Do you hear gurgling when you flush out of any other drains?
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Pulled the toilet to see if it's been leaking at the wax ring?
Old 04-24-17, 07:16 PM
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Sorry for the lateness of the reply.

Update -

I had my inlaws coming over unexpectedly and before I called a plumber I cleaned the toilet spic and span. Since then no poop smell. I've been pretty adamant checking daily if the smell is back. But so far it is not. I don't know why cleaning the toilet would have stopped the smell. My little one did pee all over it for a while and I had not really cleaned it since then. I guess some smells just got caught up?

If it comes back I'll call a plumber. thanks everyone for your help.

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