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A 19-year-old female asked:

I keep burping a lot after i eat and a lot of times food stomach acid comes up. my throat is starting to hurt because of it. less than a year ago i used to never burp but then suddenly i started doing it and it kept getting worse. what should i do?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Burping/acid: May be reflux with or without H pylori a bacteria . Would get tested for H pylori and can try famotidine and or omeprazole for reflux. Avoid smoking, alcohol, fatty food, citrus or acid foods, spicy foods as they promote acid reflux. Would also check gallbladder for stones-with sonogram. f/u/ w/ MD

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