U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

What does it mean when you burp a lot

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
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
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
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
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Gut flora: Depending on the diet, individuals may experience periods of gassiness where imbalanced gut flora are producing more gas due to increased fiber or oth... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
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
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Aerophagia: Big word meaning you swallow air. Chew food more slowly and exhale before swallowing.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 28 years experience
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
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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
Pediatric Gastroenterology 38 years experience
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.