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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Frequent belching: frequent belching may be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease. You might consider trying antacids, such as Tums, (calcium carbonate) the next tim ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
May be a problem...: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postpran ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
May be a problem...: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postpran ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Burping: ... Can be a symptom of Gerd. If it is happening frequently, I would consider trying antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) initially. If you're ha ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Combination: Much of what you describe could be caused by air swallowing and anxiety. Having said that, it is not possible to have confidence in that without seein ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Aerophagia: Big word meaning you swallow air. Chew food more slowly and exhale before swallowing.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If it is occasional is probably normal. If frequent then this could be a sign of reflux see a doctor if this is persistent.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Suggests: A partial small bowel obstruction. Or you had gastroparesis and rotting foodstuffs in the upper GI tract. If this occurs again see a GI doctor asap.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
37 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Poor emptying: Sulfur-like burps usually suggest a problem in how your stomach empties. Usually slower than normal. Get it checked, it is not normal.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
See below: causes of burping include nervous habits or other medical conditions, such as an ulcer or a gallbladder problem. In some cultures, a person may belch ... Read More

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