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Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: This is related to slowed function of the stomach and increased backflow or reflux of gas. This is normal and can be treated with medication that con ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Snore?: Could be open mouth breathing,snoring during the night,eating late at night,etc.Swallowing air into the stomach can cause a bloated feeling, a swollen ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
GI distress: Sometimes indigestion can cause bloating, gas and a sense of abdominal fullness. If there is an intestinal obstruction, this could lead to vomiting. I ... Read More
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A 87-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not on the internet: There will be no ability to diagnose your grandfather's problem on the internet. He needs urgently a visit to the doctor and probably a GI consultatio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Common is common: This combination is quite frequently indicative of gallbladder disease, especially if the symptoms occur or worsen with fatty and greasy foods. Pepti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No but: some serious disorders have belching. They have a lot of OTHER symptoms too.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
Belching: Foods that increase stomach acid or delay stomach emptying all should be avoided. Many people also forget that all carbonated bevorages contain co2 w ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is considered a wet burp and often increases in frequency with time peaking at about 4 mo before declining.
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