A 25-year-old member asked:
What are the causes of belching?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 27 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. Drinking sodas, drinking from straws or narrow mouthed bottles, washing food down with liquids, and eating quickly can all cause excessive air swallowing or aerophagia.
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Family Medicine 24 years experience
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A 45-year-old member asked:
What could be causing me to be belching constantly?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
See below: You sre most likely swallowing air.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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