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constant burping and burning sensation in esophagus - ideas on causes?

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Dr. Hermilando Payen
Pathology 56 years experience
Acid reflux: You may have an acid reflux. Get relief from your local pharmacy for oral meds and elevate the head of your bed when sleeping. Avoid eating anymore three hours before you go to sleep.

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Is it true that I don't need to burp my baby if I am nursing?

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Dr. Jennifer Mink
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No: A breastfed baby may or may not burp after a feeding depending on how much air was swallowed during feeding. You should still try though, it may help prevent a big spit up a few minutes later!
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Besides burping, what can I do to feed my restless baby?

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Dr. Russell Faust
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Natural Soothing: Chamomile is soothing, calming. Make an herbal tea with chamomile: steep 1 teaspoon chamomile in 1 cup hot water for 10 minutes; strain, cool; 1 ounce every few hrs for soothing effect. Also consider aromatherapy: calming, soothing essential oils are lavender, chamomile, and lemon balm. 2-3 drops in a steam vaporizer water for soothing effect. Caution: keep infants and toddlers away from steamer!
A member asked:

How do I burp my baby during feedings?

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Dr. Gregg Alexander
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Over your shoulder: Especially if your baby is prone to spitting up or has reflux (gerd), place their belly toward your upper chest/over your shoulder and with a gentle, but firm pats of their lower back/bottom. This takes advantage of gravity pulling breast milk or formula downwards allowing trapped air to bubble upwards...And, hopefully, out - uuurrrp!
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to have a UTI without a burning sensation or foul smell?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: It is quite possible to have utis without any symptoms. Not infrequently pseudomonas and proteus utis can be symptom free.
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A 49-year-old female asked:

Infection in esophagus?

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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possible: If you are asking if a person can get an infection in the esophagus, the answer is yes. Infection can occur in any part of the body. If you are asking about esophagitis, it does not have to be an actual infection caused by a bacteria, virus, fungus, or parasite. It can mean irritation of the esophageal mucosa from recurrent exposure to refluxed stomach acid, mostly affecting the lower esophagus.

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