A 28-year-old male asked:
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past wk have bloating and egg burps, starting in afternoon. i'm on sandostatin (octreotide) lar, got this b4, but not this long. also swam in jamaica river. what?

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Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
H. pylori: Bloating and burping can be symptoms of an infection known as H. pylori. This bacteria is very common. How people get the germ is not known, but many people have it. Some have symptoms and some do not. There is a blood test available that can detect if you have H. pylori. You should be tested. Left untreated it can lead to stomach ulcers, esophagitis, and/or other serious problems.
Answered on Mar 11, 2015

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