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A 19-year-old female asked:

Why do i burp alot? i burp about 10-15 times a day, i was just curious if it could be an acid problem?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Fizz makes you burp: A full stomach needs to empty. When its air that fills you up, esp. If soda is caffeinated, the lower esophageal sphincter relaxes & allows you to burp. In so doing, other stomach contents including acid may get burped up as well. Read other healthtap answers regarding diet & behavior to minimize heartburn. If you belch a lot cut back on caffeinated & fizzy drinks, coffee, & avoid air swallowing.
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