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Burping Up Stomach Acid
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
Sitting in choir last night and burped up stomach acid. Swallowed it down. NO cough but throat burned. Worried abt. Aspiration pneumonia.?
The area where my appendixes are hurts, I'm also very dizzy, and I keep burping/throwing up stomach acid. What could this be?
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
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
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
I burped what I believe may be stomach acid/burned like crazy. Than I vomited. What's causing this?? 2nd time in 3 weeks. Has something butter each time
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
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?
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
I have endo, been taking bc for 2 months straight, each day my nausea gets worse now when I eat I bring up stomach acid not food and burp, concern?
See your doctor: These symptoms need to be evaluated by your doctor. Only he/she can put things into perspective and give you the answers you deserve. ...Read more
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
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?
Could low stomach acid cause straw like itchy hair? I have reflux and gastritis but hair is thinner with dandruff and itchy. A lot of belching too?!
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
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
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
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
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
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
Yes: If you stop it for 4 to 6 weeks. U should take it only if needed. ...Read more
Can be nerves: H. Pylori infection or genetic.Get a more detailed answer ›
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