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A 47-year-old female asked:

My stomach fills up with gas and i can't burp. it causes me to have stomach and chest pains. sometimes it happens after i eat or drink. what is it?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds like: pretty classical "GERD" (Gastrointestinal Reflux Disorder) ("Trapped Burp" syndrome) and your PCP should refer you to a Gastroenterologist who can make sure of the Diagnosis (Possible endoscopy) THERE IS EFFECTIVE TREATMENT for this condition! Hope this helps and Good Luck Dr Z

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Last updated Oct 2, 2018

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