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What causes sour belches

A male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Many things: Many conditions can cause these symptoms, but the most common are indigestion and dietary indiscretion. Other conditions that can bring about these sy... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Reflux: please bring it to his doctor's attention, in the interim avoid fatty foods such as pizzas, hope he isn't overweight or obese, he will be fine
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Leon, md, facp
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
The symptoms you describe are not likely caused by low amounts of acid in the stomach. The symptoms you describe, however, are often seen in individua... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Swallowing air: Belching is merely the venting of gas from the stomach. As the stomach is relatively sterile, nearly all the gas in the stomach is from swallowed air.... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Burping issues: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is post... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
Aerophagia: This may mean you swallow more air or make more gas. Things like carbonated beverages are no-brainers on this but even things like drinking from stra... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Possibly, but...: It's more likely that a medication related to treatment of lymphoma is causing constant belching. Anything that slows down the digestive system can c... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Acclimatization: is more likely, not damage. When people from countries where spices are heavily used move to countries where they are not, they often experience shoc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Belching: Belching is caused by gas production and indigestion, fatty foods can cause this in some people.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 years experience
Gas: When belching is related to food, it is usually from drinking carbonated beverages, eating gassy foods, eating too quickly, drinking through a straw, ... Read More
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