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Are trapped gas and an inability to burp symptoms of gerd?

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Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
Emergency Medicine 27 years experience
Can be: Can be. 'trapped gas' can feel like bloating, which can also happen with constipation (difficulty moving you bowels)
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A 20-year-old male asked:

Are trapped gas and excessive burping symptoms of GERD?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O GERD: GERD SX can be vague NAUEA/BLOATING /HEART BURN. Or Severe PAIN//REFLUX/LARYNGITS/COUGH You need a history and physical. Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg. If symptoms have been longer than 8-10 weeks an endoscopy is warranted, while work up is in progress . AEROPHAGIA = SWALLOWING AIR can cause EXCESSIVE BURPING. GF DIET
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