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What would happen if you burp in instead of out

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
No: Burping (also known as belching, ructus, eruptus or eructation) is the release of gas from the digestive tract (mainly esophagus and stomach) through ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Try...: Try otc zantac (ranitidine) and take 2 x 75mg at night. If no help, see your pcp!
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Antacid: I recommend trying Prilosec daily for two weeks to see if this helps. Might be over production of acid causing symptoms.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Indigestion?: When there is bad breath not associated with poor dental care, it often is some type of maldigestion,ie, something about the way your is digesting wha... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Well: Usually OK unless you inhale it. For specific advice ask your doctor
A male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Belching: This could be due to excessive acid production and reflux. Try taking an antacid for a few weeks daily to see if this helps.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
GERD versus burping?: 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Kaufer
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Antacid: If you haven't tried an over the counter antacid yet, then that is the first step. If you have a history of gastrointestinal problems including gastro... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
See below.: Burping is usually caused by swallowing a lot of air while eating or drinking. If it is associated with other symptoms, such as pain, nausea, decrease... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Burp: For instance if you drink a carbonated soda the gas has three options: 1. To out the mouth 2. Absorbed into the lining of the GI tract which will ... Read More

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