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I am not able to burp and instead get gurgling originating from the upper epigastric region after eating. I also get distention and bloating. Any help?

I am not able to burp and instead get gurgling originating from the upper epigastric region after eating. I also get distention and bloating. Any help?

Heartburn: This sounds like heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux disease aka gerd). Try Zantac (ranitidine) twice a day or Prilosec daily. And then follow up with your doctor to make sure it's not something else like gastritis or the beginning of an ulcer. ...Read more

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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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I have bloating, lower left quadrant pain, belching, and off and on stomach pain after eating. What can the cause be? Is it aortic aneurysm?

I have bloating, lower left quadrant pain, belching, and off and on stomach pain after eating. What can the cause be? Is it aortic aneurysm?

GI cause: Symptoms are not very specific for a single cause but are related to your GI tract, possibly a food intolerance such as lactose. These are not symptoms you would see with an aneurysm and you are much to young to be at risk for this. ...Read more

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Having GERD , I feel bloating and belching after every meal , feel some relief after burping does this can cause dizziness, difficulty in swallowing ?

Having GERD , I feel bloating and belching after every meal , feel some relief after burping does this can cause dizziness, difficulty in swallowing ?

GERD & Belching: Have you tried any remedies for gas such as gavison and others that can reduce bloating, belching? It might help. THe distension of the digestive tract can cause some vagus nerve stimulation leading to dizziness or light headedness. Hope this helps. Best of luck ...Read more

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How can I prevent bloating after eating?

How can I prevent bloating after eating?

Bloating: Keep a diet diary and see what might be causing your bloating. However, may be a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome or other problem. Therefore see a gastroenterologist so he can determine any underlying problem. ...Read more

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I'm having major bloating after eating as we'll as hunger pains. What can this be? Is there anything that can help?

Food sensitivity: What you describe is classic for food sensitivity. A good thing to try is eliminating the most common foods that cause problems - gluten (in wheat and most grains), milk, and eggs. Also pay attention to any other foods that seem to make things worse. Eliminate one food at a time for about 2 weeks. You can also have food allergy testing done. ...Read more

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How can i reduce bloating after eating ?

One option: Eat smaller but more frequent meals during the day. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of bad bloating after eating?

What could be the cause of bad bloating after eating?

A lot of fiber: With inadequate fluids or excess caffeine or alcohol will cause the problems you describe. Eliminate caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz of other fluids and back down a bit on your fiber. ...Read more

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I ve always bloating after eating any meal with no diahrrea ! what could that be ?

I ve always bloating after eating any meal with no diahrrea ! what could that be ?

See your doctor: Bloating is caused by gas, which could occur because of any of the following: 1) stomach acid is being neutralized by a base (opposite of an acid), 2) could be caused by intestinal bacteria, 3) could be caused by lactose (milk sugar) intolerance, 4) could be from swallowed air during eating, or 5) many other causes. Try to identify foods, especially milk or cheese, and limit talking during meals. ...Read more