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A 52-year-old male asked:

I have been burping recently after i eat certain meals. is this because of acid reflux or is the food causing a gas problem?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Burping: Burping is a gaseous problem from either gas build-up due to some digestive issue or from you making yourself burp which actually causes you to swallow air and becomes a vicious cycle. Try eliminating gassy foods and beverages, and take simethicone 1/2 hour after a meal to prevent gas build-up. Consult your physician or a gastroenterologist if symptoms persist. Appropriate testing will be done.

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