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I am 25y, I have GERD 5mmhg=les, completely non-working esophagus, zero peristalic and aerophagia. What is exactly aerophagia? Thank you.
Swallowing air: Aerophagia is when a person swallows air frequently, and in large enough quantities, that it results in symptoms. Part of the swallowed air is released through burping, and part of the air reaches the intestines where it causes abdominal distention and bloating. ...Read more
What's the best or easiest way to tell if you have aerophagia? Can it cause burping all day without bloating?
Yes: Aerophagia is associated with chewing gum, smoking, drinking carbonated drinks, eating too fast, CPAP air pressure (if it is too high) and wearing loose dentures. Aerophagia is a common cause of gas in the esophagus or stomach and belching.Because there is a regular belching may not have bloating of the abdomen. ...Read more
Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophageal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist is your next point for evaluation. ...Read more
Gas: Diet is important. You may be lactose intolerant. Dairy products can be eliminated to see if that resolves it. There may be other food groups or particular substances like gluten causing it. Some people swallow air from anxiety(aerophagia) causing gas. See your md for an evaluation. ...Read more
I often get burps...I get about 20 burps in a day nd I am unable to digest my food.Wat prob I can have?
Eructation: Burping may be a medical/gastrointestinal problem such as gastroparesis or other issue that a G.I. Doc could address. Psychologically, this could be a psychosomatic phenomenon, such as a compulsion. Social logically, this could be a culturally learned behavior. Any permutation of these areas are possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aerophagia likely: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. In some, belching can become habitual. ...Read more