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17 year old boy having burning in stomach along with heavy gas and burping/belching. Could it be due to stomach cancer?

17 year old boy having burning in stomach along with heavy gas and burping/belching. Could it be due to stomach cancer?

Unlikely: If ordinary remedies for heartburn are ineffective, get seen now. If this is a persistent problem, discuss it with your physician on your next visit. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


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Burning (throat) and pain in stomach, running stomach and severe gas and burping. Taking omeprazole daily got rid of nighttime acid. But gas quite bad?

Burning (throat) and pain in stomach, running stomach and severe gas and burping. Taking omeprazole daily got rid of nighttime acid. But gas quite bad?

See doctor: If this has been going on for more than a couple of weeks, time to consult your doctor especially if you have been taking the omeprazole first thing in the morning without benefits. ...Read more

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I have lower stomach pains and keep having gas and burping issues. Any ideas of what it is?

I have lower stomach pains and keep having gas and burping issues. Any ideas of what it is?

See answers: The usual cause of belching is a distended stomach caused by swallowed air and often related to gulping food, drinking too rapidly, anxiety, and carbonated beverages. Also, excessive production of gas by intestinal bacteria is a common cause of intermittent abdominal bloating and discomfort and often diet-related. Constipation, lactose intolerance, and irritable bowel syndrome also may cause. ...Read more

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Left arm pain with gas and burping and stomach feeling bloated?

Left arm pain with gas and burping and stomach feeling bloated?

This could be: angina, so you should contact your doctor immediately. Your other conditions place you at higher risk than normal. ...Read more

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Is frequent bloating, excessive gas and burping, increase flatus and stomach growling associated with colon cancer? Normal bm. 1s a day

Is frequent bloating, excessive gas and burping, increase flatus and stomach growling associated with colon cancer? Normal bm. 1s a day

They could but...: The symptoms you are describing are very common. They can be associated with colon cancer but there many more causes that are probably more common in the general population. Regardless of the probabilities, your symptoms warrant a visit to your doctor to help you figure out the cause.
Best wishes,
ariel. ...Read more

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Dyspepsia after stomach flu 2 months ago. Stomach burning and burping. Tried Protonix. Now on Dexilant 60 mg 2x a day. How long does dyspepsia last?

Dyspepsia after stomach flu 2 months ago. Stomach burning and burping. Tried Protonix. Now on Dexilant 60 mg 2x a day. How long does dyspepsia last?

Depends on cause.: At this point, it's safe to say that your symptoms are refractory to the PPI (Protonix and Dexilant). At this point, your "dyspepsia" deserves investigation with formal testing. ...Read more

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Have post-infectious dyspepsia after stomach bug. Stomach burning resolved. Stopped ppi after 12 weeks. Now bloating and burping. What's the cause?

Have post-infectious dyspepsia after stomach bug. Stomach burning resolved. Stopped ppi after 12 weeks. Now bloating and burping. What's the cause?

Possibly rebound: Hi Kiana,
Sorry to hear that you are feeling uncomfortable with the bloating and burping. Given the information you presented, it's likely that your symptoms are due to stopping the PPI abruptly. There is a known "rebound" effect that is well described here - http://wb. Md/2ouI0m9 Things will likely go back to normal in a few weeks. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Usually great digestion. But I notice that after stress/anxiety, for 1 mo. Start burping alot, feel reflux, burning pit of stomach, feel gas move.?

Usually great digestion. But I notice that after stress/anxiety, for 1 mo. Start burping alot, feel reflux, burning pit of stomach, feel gas move.?

Anxiety and GI: Digestive symptoms are common w/anxiety and stress. The gut is often called "the second brain." Please see your doctor to rule out any medical conditions and if this continues a clinical psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Serve stomach pain, above navel, it was pain, burning, felt like burping with my stomach and ab bloating. It went on for hours. Pass no gas.?

Serve stomach pain, above navel, it was pain, burning, felt like burping with my stomach and ab bloating. It went on for hours. Pass no gas.?

Abd pain: Sounds like it could be signs of an ulcer or bad reflux. Talk to your doctor about therapy for either or both, and possibly checking the stool for the h. Pylori antigen to determine if it is an ulcer. ...Read more

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Why does ovarian cyst cause burping & gas pressure?

Why does ovarian cyst cause burping & gas pressure?

Usually doesn't: Ovarian cysts are part of normal function of the ovary for most women. It's what allows for pregnancy. Burping and gas pains sound more like a stomach or bowel problem. Certain foods and drinks can also cause increased probelms with burping and gas formation in you bowels. Watch you diet and see if you can link certain foods to the problem. ...Read more

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Does pleural effusion cause excess gas and burping as well as chest pain?

Does pleural effusion cause excess gas and burping as well as chest pain?

No: A pleural effusion can cause symptoms based on volume. If large enough, the symptoms are shortness of breath or possibly chest pain. Excess gas is not one of the findings. ...Read more

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Is it common for gas and burping all the Time to happen when taking prozac (fluoxetine)?

Prozac (fluoxetine) has: Potential side effects of: nausea, gas, bloating, diarrhea, dry mouth, constipation, dyspepsia & upper GI bleeding. Increased gas could be associated with burping. ...Read more

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How do you stop the gas and burping from acid reflux?

How do you stop the gas and burping from acid reflux?

GER reduction: Certain foods, activities, medications and conditions that increase pressure in your abdomen can trigger reflux. An over the counter acid reflux medication may help these symptoms, but see your doctor for evaluation if you are not relieved or if your symptoms change or worsen. Untreated acid reflux can cause esophageal strictures, respiratory problems, ulcers and throat disorders. ...Read more

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Waking up with nausea, lots of burping, gas. Happening regularly.

Waking up with nausea, lots of burping, gas. Happening regularly.

Concerned: Although the symptoms are consistent with gastritis/ esophagitis, I still think you need an evaluation by a physician urgently. At 62, this still could be a presentation for a heart related problem. In the meantime, start taking over the counter antacids like tums (calcium carbonate). If the symptoms are worsening I would recommend going to the emergency department. ...Read more

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Out of nowhere today I started passing gas and burping like crazy more than normal, and my burps smell so bad. Not sure what is up with me?

Stomach/ gallbladder: Could be related to hydration status or diet. Ulcers, gastroesophogeal reflux or gallstones/gallbladder problems can all act like this. Adding probiotics to diet May be beneficial, but a physical by a Dr and obtaining history of you/family would help. If stomach or gallbladder problems run in the family, it could be that. An ultrasound of the gallbladder and checking blood/ urine would help too. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

Food intolerance: You should consult a gastroenterologist. You may have a lactose intolerence or possibly celiacs disease. ...Read more

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My burping/gas pains are worst at night. It helps laying down. What could be some possible causes?

Gastritis?: You should not be having abdominal pains of any degree to make you persistently uncomfortable. You might want to see a GI doctor and have this diagnosed by a thorough evaluation. May be something easily treatable like helicobacter infection. See someone soon and get this addressed. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms such as acid reflux, heartburn, burping, gas, bloating, but can't vomit, what that could be and can you suggesting some reliever?

I'm having symptoms such as acid reflux, heartburn, burping, gas, bloating, but can't vomit, what that could be and can you suggesting some reliever?

GERD: Your symptoms are consistent with reflux of stomach acid into esophagus. This creates inflammation of the esophagus (the food tube).This is usually a chronic problem and requires medical attention. Long term inflammation increases risk of Esophageal Cancer and must be monitored by endoscopy. Relief with meds like Nexium can help control symptoms but if this lasts longer than 2 weeks, see your doc ...Read more

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Symptoms: dull pain on upper right side, loud tummy rumbles after I eat that will last for hours, pain right shoulder blade, passing gas and burping?

Symptoms: dull pain on upper right side, loud tummy rumbles after I eat that will last for hours, pain right shoulder blade, passing gas and burping?

Exam-ASAP: These symptoms are very highly suggestive of gallbladder/gallstone disease. I suggest immediate medical evaluation, blood testing and abdominal ultrasound. ...Read more

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Burping/gas after eating or drinking anything, a sip of water will make me burp. Any movement like sitting up or standing up. Gastritis or h pylori?

Ck with your doctor: Your history of belching, burping, gastritis, use of pepto-bismol all points to some form of gastrointestinal imbalance. You may need to have a food allergy panel done, as certain foods that you might be allergic to may be causing you to have excess burping, belching, gas, bloating, even constipation, or diarrhea. So, the best thing to do is to see your doctor. He can do a simple test to check for h. Pylori. ...Read more

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I have thse symptms from 4 months. Excesive burping, gas, bloating, loss of appetite, early satiety, dark circles.23 years of age. Afraid I have stmch cancer?

I have thse symptms from 4 months. Excesive burping, gas, bloating, loss of appetite, early satiety, dark circles.23 years of age. Afraid I have stmch cancer?

Unlikely: It is very unlikely that you have stomach cancer. Did you change your diet recently? Did you gain weight? You may wish to adjust your diet by trial and error to foods that suit you better. It may help to exercise regularly. ...Read more

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SevLwer right quad stom pain. Bloating, burping, gas, nausea, constip, occ. Vomit. Also have Vpainful enlarged lymph glands in groin near pain site. Apendix?

SevLwer right quad stom pain. Bloating, burping, gas, nausea, constip, occ. Vomit. Also have Vpainful enlarged lymph glands in groin near pain site. Apendix?

Get seen!: New abdominal pain that does not go away in a day or so, needs to be checked out right away. Call your doc or go to an ER. If you have had your symptoms for several days or weeks and they are not getting worse, get checked this week, for sure. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sore boobs, burping, gas, cramping, fatigue after 16 days of unprotected sex. Pregnancy symptoms?

Sore boobs, burping, gas, cramping, fatigue after 16 days of unprotected sex. Pregnancy symptoms?

? pregnant: Any time you have sex without birth control, you can become pregnant. The only way to know is to take a test. ...Read more

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Constant bloating, burping, gas, constipation, back pain. I've CT scan, x-ray, ultra sound, blood test and all normal. What else could it be. HELP?

Constant bloating, burping, gas, constipation, back pain. I've CT scan, x-ray, ultra sound, blood test and all normal. What else could it be. HELP?

Constipation: All of your symptoms could be attributable to constipation and the air problems may be related to how you eat and swallow air. I suspect your doc has come to the same conclusion. I would treat the constipation aggressively first and see how things improve after a month or so. ...Read more

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I'm 36.Suffering from Indigestion, acidity. Often acidic food comes up after few hrs of eating, with freq burping & gas. PPI relieves but re-occurs if stopped. Mild heartbn. SGPT/SGOT/Bilirubin slight high. Mild fatty liver. Pancreas profile OK. Is it CA?

I'm 36.Suffering from Indigestion, acidity. Often acidic food comes up after few hrs of eating, with freq burping & gas. PPI relieves but re-occurs if stopped. Mild heartbn. SGPT/SGOT/Bilirubin slight high. Mild fatty liver. Pancreas profile OK. Is it CA?

Indigestion: Please see your Primary doctor as soon as you can. He/she will go through your issues, examine you, and order labs.
If your doctor is comfortable with the results that came back from testing, relax.
If you are not comfortable please have a family or friend refer you to a different doctor.

Please keep me posted. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more