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Burping up stomach acid a sign of early pregnancy?

Burping up stomach acid a sign of early pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...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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Sitting in choir last night and burped up stomach acid. Swallowed it down. NO cough but throat burned. Worried abt. Aspiration pneumonia.?

Sitting in choir last night and burped up stomach acid. Swallowed it down. NO cough but throat burned. Worried abt. Aspiration pneumonia.?

Gerds: You have have severe acid reflux, try over the counter acid reducers and go see your primary care doctor and gastroenterologist. Aspiration pneumonia usually has other symptoms like fever, cough, shortness of breath. It can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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The area where my appendixes are hurts, I'm also very dizzy, and I keep burping/throwing up stomach acid. What could this be?

The area where my appendixes are hurts, I'm also very dizzy, and I keep burping/throwing up stomach acid. What could this be?

Get seen now!: If you have constant abdominal pain and vomiting, you need to be seen right away or call your doc (or the person covering for your doc) and find out what is best to do. Do it now. Do not drive if you are dizzy. ...Read more

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I burped, then choked on stomach acid. Why did it come back up?

I burped, then choked on stomach acid. Why did it come back up?

Reflux: You have what is called gastro esophageal reflux disease gerd for short

you might have hiatal hernia which will make the stomach slide up in your chest and allow the acid to burn the lining of the food tube
it can be worst if you gained weight and specific food and tight cloth and laying flat and eating late before you go to bed will make the reflux worst
you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Feels like something stuck in top of stomach acid need to burp?

Feels like something stuck in top of stomach acid need to burp?

Can't burp: Fundoplication provides a barrier to GERD, but also to vomiting & burping since the lower esophageal sphincter no longer relaxes to let air (or other stomach contents) escape upward from your stomach. Air then accumulates in stomach, resulting in gas & bloating until it can be evacuated into the small bowel. May also see w/achalasia, food impaction, gastroparesis, obstructing tumor, more. Get help ...Read more

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What are the causes of a person to burp the odor of very strong, rotten stomach acid?

What are the causes of a person to burp the odor of very strong, rotten stomach acid?

Ge reflux: Regurgitation is appearance of refluxed liquid in the mouth. In most patients with gerd, only small quantities of liquid reach the upper esophagus, and the liquid remains in the lower esophagus. Occasionally larger quantities of liquid, sometimes containing food, are refluxed and reach the upper esophagus. Other symptoms include heartburn, mid chest pain, . ...Read more

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Why do I burp stomach acid when I sleep?

Why do I burp stomach acid when I sleep?

Reflux: Youy may have reflux with or without a hernia. Go to your doctor and he/she will know what to do. ...Read more

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My bf every few months gets these nasty burps that smell like rotton eggs and stomach acid along with constant vomiting. What could it be?

My bf every few months gets these nasty burps that smell like rotton eggs and stomach acid along with constant vomiting. What could it be?

Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I was woken by a pain (feels like something stuck in top of stomach) acid, feels like need to burp, drinking water -ok till it reaches the area?

I was woken by a pain (feels like something stuck in top of stomach) acid, feels like need to burp, drinking water -ok till it reaches the area?

Call your Doc: You may have an ulcer or some irritation of the stomach or lower esophagus causing your issues. Get an eval with a GI dr preferably, and in the mean time have a bland diet and try some antacids until you can see the Dr. But HURRY! ...Read more

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Have occasional GERD symptoms- nausea, need to burp to get relief. How do I tell if I have too little OR to much stomach acid?

Have occasional GERD symptoms- nausea, need to burp to get relief. How do I tell if I have too little OR to much stomach acid?

Bloating, gas: Phil Thorek, a famous surgeon once wrote the 7 "Fs" of gallbladder disease: fair, fat, female, forty, fertile, flabby and flatulent (gassy)- I suggest an abdominal ultrasound for gallbladder disease and a physical exam with blood evaluation. ...Read more

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I have several burping after eating meal and after a while. Also, I have minor heartburn. Is these due to low stomach acid? If so, how to solve this?

I have several burping after eating meal and after a while. Also, I have minor heartburn. Is these due to low stomach acid? If so, how to solve this?

Heartburn: Your symptoms sound as if you have some gastric acid reflux into your esophagus. See a physician (p) and ask the p a proton-pump inhibitor (ppi) is a drug that would work for you. A ppi works by blocking hydrochloric acid production in our stomach. That may help you. Your symptoms are not caused by a "low stomach acid". See a p and good luck. ...Read more

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I have been having really bad stomach problems lately. Mostly just bad indigestion and lota of stomach acid / burping. Is pepcid (famotidine) a good choice?

I have been having really bad stomach problems lately. Mostly just bad indigestion and lota of stomach acid / burping. Is pepcid (famotidine) a good choice?

Yes: PEPCID (famotidine) is a good choice but if your symptoms continue do not ignore or cover them up! A UGI check up may be indicated! Check with your PCP (Primary Care Provider!
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What is constant upper stomach tightness with a lot of belching & low blood sugar? Low or high stomach acid?

Reflux?: You likely have reflux which may or may not be acidic although suppressing the acid often helps a hiatal hernia may also be a problem. See doctor. ...Read more

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Help! I think I have low stomach acid causing me gerd because food sits in my stomach after eating, gas, belching, malabsorption? Dry hair, fatigue?

Help! I think I have low stomach acid causing me gerd because food sits in my stomach after eating, gas, belching, malabsorption? Dry hair, fatigue?

Reflux: Symptoms could be acid reflux. This condition causes some symptoms you are describing. Trial of protein pump inhibitor or H2 blocker to see if symptoms improve. Lifestyle/dietary modification including: weight loss, elevation of the head of the bed, selective elimination of dietary triggers (fatty foods, caffeine, chocolate, spicy foods, caffeine). Try not to eat after 7pm. Check thyroid as well. ...Read more

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Ate too much, then when I burped, a little stomach acid burned throat and now feels like there's something on throat when I swallow saliva. Damaged?

Ate too much, then when I burped, a little stomach acid burned throat and now feels like there's something on throat when I swallow saliva. Damaged?

Probably acid burn: The throat tissues are much less resistant to acid injury than the esophagus. Even one acid exposure can cause long lingering throat symptoms. Highly unlikely to have permanent injury. ...Read more

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What is the cause/what are the causes of stomach acid?

What is the cause/what are the causes of stomach acid?

Many things: Many people have trouble with gastritis or reflux, due to hyperacidity or making too much acid. It can be due to a medical problem like zollinger-ellison syndrome, but most are due to the food you eat, or when you eat it. Numerous medications will help with it. Talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Do red grapes cause stomach acid?

Do red grapes cause stomach acid?

NO: Generally foods (or special diets) do not cause stomach acid. Treatment for stomach ulcers includes avoidance of caffeine, alcohol and smoking. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Stomach acid and larynpharyngeal cancer?

Stomach acid and larynpharyngeal cancer?

NOT ASSOCIATED: Laryngo-pharyngeal cancers are usually seen in longtime smokers who present to their physician with hoarseness and sometimes 'sore throat'. Stomach acid from reflux (gerd) can cause similiar symtoms so a referral to an ENT (ear-nose-throat) doctor can be made. An ENT will take a camera (laryngoscope) to look all the way down to vocal cords. Cancer looks like a 'mass', gerd causes irritation. ...Read more

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Do stomach acid problems cause weight loss?

Do stomach acid problems cause weight loss?

Possibly: If one were to have excessive acid to the point of reflux, gastritis, ulcer disease an other issues related to acid, one may not be able to eat due to nausea, vomiting, pain, and decreased appetite, thus weight loss would occur. It you are concerned, see your pcp or a gastroenterologist and get an evaluation. Some serious things could be present that would need attention. ...Read more

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What to take for an ulcer and stomach acid?

What to take for an ulcer and stomach acid?

Would start: With an h2 blocker such as Pepcid or zantac. Could move up to a ppi such as Protonix (pantoprazole) or prevcid if the h2 blockers do not work. ...Read more

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What can I do for burning in my stomach, acid reflux?

What can I do for burning in my stomach, acid reflux?

Trial of antacid: One could start with Tums and maalox which has bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) to neutralize acid. If that does not work, you could try pepcid, zantac, prilosec. Failing that, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Need help on how to manage IBS and high stomach acid?

Need help on how to manage IBS and high stomach acid?

Individualized: Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. You may also need a blood test to see if you are producing too much acid. Otherwise start with food and avoid what aggravates you and many times the answer presents itself. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I keep aspirating stomach acid in my sleep. What could this be?

LPR?: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lpr. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, cough, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, ; even a higher risk of throat cancer. May however not be reflux so please get yourself checked. ...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