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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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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Can excessive burping cause regurgitation?

Can excessive burping cause regurgitation?

Maybe same thing but: 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

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Can burping cause the pulse to increase. Is a pulse of 100 high. Thanks.

Can burping cause the pulse to increase. Is a pulse of 100 high. Thanks.

No x 2: Normal burping does no cause an increase in heart rate. A resting heart rate of 100 is too fast to be normal. See ur doc, especially for the increased heart rate. Good luck. ...Read more

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Not able to burp, causes bloating & not able to intake fluid/foods eventually. What can I do to find some kind of relief and what is the cause?

Not able to burp, causes bloating & not able to intake fluid/foods eventually. What can I do to find some kind of relief and what is the cause?

See a Doctor: There could be many things such as achalasia, which is increased tone of the esophageal sphincter. Symptoms include what you've described along with chest pain. This might also be caused by hiatal hernia with is a protrusion of the stomach into the esophagus. Both are very treatable conditions, but it is important to see a physician to identify the cause especially if your food intake is effected. ...Read more

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Can excessive burping cause my throat to damage over time? Have a hard time gargling, can't swallow, choke on air daily. Neck pain, and acid reflux.

Can excessive burping cause my throat to damage over time? Have a hard time gargling, can't swallow, choke on air daily. Neck pain, and acid reflux.

Acid reflux: Acid reflux can be damaging over time. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. Do you
also snore? Have you been evaluated for sleep apnea? Is your. Diet healthy? Do, you drink a lot of soda or caffeine? Thing to talk to your doctor about. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in lower left side below rib cage and goes to the lower left back side. It sometimes stingy/itchy and I am burping alot. Cause?

Burning sensation in lower left side below rib cage and goes to the lower left back side. It sometimes stingy/itchy and I am burping alot. Cause?

GERD a Possibility: GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease) could be causing your symptoms. This is when acid in the stomach goes up into the esophagus and causes pain. It's also possible you have a hiatal hernia, which can cause similar symptoms. I recommend you see your family doctor when possible. ...Read more

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I am having nasty fart like burps that cause me to throw up but my belly doesn't hurt. What could this be?

I am having nasty fart like burps that cause me to throw up but my belly doesn't hurt. What could this be?

Slow emptying?: Fart-like meaning smells like a fart, i.e. Fecal, putrid odor?
Delayed stomach emptying from ulcers, tumors, neurologic problems, diabetes could explain this.

See your doc-get checked. ...Read more

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Could a 2 month old forcefully hitting her head into my head while I burp her cause a concussion or brain damage to her?

Could a 2 month old forcefully hitting her head into my head while I burp her cause a concussion or brain damage to her?

Very Unlikely: This is very unlikely. If you have any concerns that a 2 month old baby could have a concussion or brain damage (difficulty staying awake, excessive irritability, swelling/bruising on the head or face, abnormal body movements, etc.), it is very important that you have the baby evaluated in person. ...Read more

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Sometimes during sleep suddenly I wake up with burp, which causes throat burning and It remain 5 to 10 min. Reason and medicine?

Probable reflux: Reflux tends to be worse at night. Gallbladder problems can also cause belching and reflux like symptoms. Talk to your physician for both treatment of the presumed reflux, and possible investigation of the gallbladder ...Read more

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My stomach fills up with gas and I can't burp. It causes me to have stomach and chest pains. Sometimes it happens after I eat or drink. What is it?

My stomach fills up with gas and I can't burp. It causes me to have stomach and chest pains. Sometimes it happens after I eat or drink. What is it?

Sounds like: Pretty classical "GERD" (Gastrointestinal Reflux Disorder) ("Trapped Burp" syndrome) and your PCP should refer you to a Gastroenterologist who can make sure of the Diagnosis (Possible endoscopy)
THERE IS EFFECTIVE TREATMENT for this condition!
Hope this helps and Good Luck
Dr Z ...Read more

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Eating or drinking anything, as well as moving causes bubbles of gas to move up my throat, however I can only 'gurgle, ' not burp. What causes this?

Maybe GERD: Gerd can present with your symptoms. Stomach stuff (whether acid or not) regurgitates back up--due to inappropriate relaxation of lower esophageal sphincter, impaired esophageal function (peristalsis), inadequate saliva, gastric outlet narrowing, gastroparesis, small bowel pathology, etc. Damage to esophagus may result if untreated. Check the other healthtap answers on gerd for tips on management. ...Read more

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What causes burping?

See below.: Burping is usually caused by swallowing a lot of air while eating or drinking. If it is associated with other symptoms, such as pain, nausea, decreased appetite or weight loss, it may be caused by reflux, anxiety, gallstones, ulcers, among others causes. If you are having excess burping, especially with any of these symptoms, please discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes burping female 73

Hello.: Hello. Here are some possible causes for abdominal pain with burping/ belching. Swallowing air while eating, gastropareris (stomach is paralyzed), drinking carbonated beverages, hiatal hernia, heliobacter pyloric infection of stomach, food intolerances and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (sibo). The best way to determine the cause is to be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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What condition causes burping in the evening?

What condition causes burping in the evening?

GI symptoms: A few possibilities include acid reflux, large meals, foods high in dairy if you are lactose intolerant, fatty foods, carbonated drinks. ...Read more

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What could cause burping all day even when just waking up for the past month and a half?

Possible reflux: It is possible you have pretty bad reflux disease. You don't have to have the typical heartburn symptoms to have reflux. If you have trouble with anxiety this can also increase the likelihood of developing reflux disease. I would suggest trying Prilosec or something similar if it helps you can continue for a several weeks. May want to monitor what you are eating that brings on the symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do sodas (coca cola) cause burps?

Why do sodas (coca cola) cause burps?

Carbonation: Really? Carbonated beverages increase the amount of gas in the stomach. ...Read more

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My question is what causes burps to taste like cooked eggs?

Egg smell: If your burp smells like rotten eggs if may be due to release of hydrogen sulfide (H2S). ...Read more

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My burps get built up in my chest but won't come out unless I burp myself what causes this?

Flatulence: Have your physician check you for causes of flatulence including digestive (stomach, gallbladder) or esophageal spasm. Possible that you also may be refuxing stomach acid with gas.- get checked. ...Read more

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Can a pneumothorax cause burping too?

Can a pneumothorax cause burping too?

Pneumothorax: Yes. There can be irritation of the diaphragm or you could be swallowing air due to the physical effect of the pneumothorax. ...Read more

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Can obsessive compulsive order cause burping?

Can obsessive compulsive order cause burping?

Not cause, but...: Ocd will not "cause" burping but if you develop a compulsion to burp it cold become a ritualized behavior. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of sulfur burps that are caused by stress?

How can I get rid of sulfur burps that are caused by stress?

Sulfur burps?: I'm not familiar with stress causing sulfur burps. It is probably your diet. ...Read more

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Why does IBS cause burping?

Hypermotility.: Increased contractions of stomach may push gas upwards. ...Read more

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What causes burping after pacemaker insertion?

What causes burping after pacemaker insertion?

Likely no relation: There is unlikely to be a connection between the two; usually burping is caused by gastro-esophageal reflux. It's possible that you are paying more attention to your body after the pacemaker procedure. ...Read more

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What could cause burping that taste like rotten eggs be with no diarrhea and no pain? A

Food with sulfur: Likely you ate some sort of food that was high in sulfur. Perhaps your last meal had something with a lot of eggs in it. There is no particular condition that produces a rotten eggs like smell when burping. Likely your ok. ...Read more

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Can my oral thrush cause burping? If so what can I do about it. I non stop burping but silent small burps

Oral Thrush-Burping?: Thank you for your question. The term oral thrush is usually assigned to the diagnosis of candidiasis or yeast infection within the oral cavity. Typically, thrush & its treatments are not associated with burping, however, it is certainly possible. Having a thorough examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnoses and treatment of the burping. ...Read more