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Feel Like I Need To Burp All The Time
Maybe just GERD, or: Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach &may result in burping. Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar;3) gastroparesis due to delayed stomach emptying (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion; 7) ibs; 8) more. ...Read more
I burp all the time, if I don't burp the air will get stuck in my chest causing difficulty with breathing. How can I stop it, I tried a lot of medicines!
Consider this...: Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach & may result in burping. Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar;3) gastroparesis due to delayed stomach emptying (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion; 7) ibs; 8) more. ...Read more
Could be reflux: You might be having a problem with reflux (gerd). Try cutting back caffeine (coffee, tea, soda), avoiding lying down for 1-2 hrs after eating, limiting mints, mint gum, citrus items. Monitor your diet to see if you can see a connection between food (s) you're eating and your symptoms and then limit those items. If these things aren't helping, see your doctor. ...Read more
Thyromegaly: Severe thyromegaly (goiter) can cause difficulty swallowing, difficulty breathing, or hoarseness and usually without hormonal changes. Thyroid glands that cause these symptoms are usually large enough for you to feel by palpating at the base of your neck above the collar bones, esp with swallowing. Sometimes you can even see fullness/swelling in the neck. Obesity can hide this exam. ...Read more
Mild upset gassy stomach, bloated but hungry at same time, burping a lot but also feel like I need to be sick.?
Acid reflux?: There could be many causes of your symptoms, but the most common one by far would be acid reflux. When you have the pain, you could try anti-reflux measures and try taking an anti-acid such as Mylanta to see if it helps. If it does, then it is related to stomach acid. If it persists, you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Swallowed air.: Most belching is due to swallowed air. People with acid reflux and heartburn swallow much more often to clear the acid in esophagus. With a sleeve, you might still have reflux. Should be on acid suppressing med (prilosec) and give it time. Usually gets better after few months. ...Read more
Burp all the time. Sometimes can't seem to get a deep breath or burp when getting breath. Clear throat a lot. Some noticeable sinus drainage.?
Candidiasis: 'Thrush' or candidal pharyngitis causes sore throat and problems swallowing, also called 'dysphagia.' A bad case of thrush can spread from throat down to esophagus causing candidal esophagitis which exacerbates dysphagia. Finally, candida can colonize the esophagus selectively without visible thrush in the throat. Nonspecific symptoms like indigestion, soreness, pain, dysphagia all possible. ...Read more
Indigestion?: When there is bad breath not associated with poor dental care, it often is some type of maldigestion, ie, something about the way your is digesting what you're eating. If there is no abdominal pain, then a course of probiotics might be helpful. Consult you're doctor if the smelly gas persists ...Read more
Why do I get the feelin almost like acid as if I were going to burp after I eat all the time and it takes forever to go away?
Maybe gastritis: A person who gets heartburn and burping after eating, may have an irritation of the stomach or esophagus. One may try to take antacids, acid blockers (ex:zantac), or acid reducers (ex:prilosec) for a time. If symptoms persist, see your doctor. An endoscopy may be performed. Chew your food, don't eat late, cut down caffeine; greasy, spicy and acidic foods, etoh, carbonated drinks, and tobbaco. ...Read more
Reflux: Reflux is one possibility. Improper digestion is another. Make an appointment to be seen. In the meantime, you find that digestive enzymes with meals are helpful. You may find that homeopathic lycopodium is helpful as well. Acupuncture can be very helpful. (in chinese medicine they would say the energy is going up instead of down). ...Read more
Baby burps: If your baby is a "gulper" when she eats or if she has had a spell where she cried alot, she has swallowed more air and needs more frequent burping. There is not an exact right number of times, but remember, air that doesn't come up as a burp comes out the other end as - well, you know what! ...Read more
Counseling?: Have you considered couples counseling?Get a more detailed answer ›
Couple minutes: Most babies burp within a couple minutes after feeds. If they do not then just lay them on their tummy at a slight incline (45 degrees) and the gentle pressure will help them burp if they need to. ...Read more
Why do I burp alot? I burp about 10-15 times a day, I was just curious if it could be an acid problem?
Fizz makes you burp: A full stomach needs to empty. When its air that fills you up, esp. If soda is caffeinated, the lower esophageal sphincter relaxes & allows you to burp. In so doing, other stomach contents including acid may get burped up as well. Read other healthtap answers regarding diet & behavior to minimize heartburn. If you belch a lot cut back on caffeinated & fizzy drinks, coffee, & avoid air swallowing. ...Read more
Hi, my husband has had the feeling of being full all the time now for about 4 months he is always burping and has lost 15 pounds so far?
Gastroenterologist: Four months of this symptom along with that type of weight loss calls for an evaluation by a physician, preferably a gastroenterologist to check for stomach pathology like growths, ulcers, gastritis, constricting scar tissue in the gastric outlet, hiatal hernia, etc. ...Read more
If one burps often everyday, nonstop thru a massage and every time you poke any area of the upperbody, what would you suggest for that patient?
Avoid swallowing air: Burping usually results from swallowed air. It is usually harmless. People who chew gum often end up swallowing air. Discontinuing gum chewing is an easy way to avoid that. If the burps have a persistent rotten egg odor, a doctor should be consulted, since that may be a sign of an infection of the stomach called giardiasis. ...Read more
I welcome, my five month old daughter all the time "downpour". Every now and then she burps with what she consumed. What can it be caused with?
You should visit your doctor for an evaluation. You may be dealing with gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease), ulcers, gastritis. After a thorough history and physical your doctor will be able to come up with a list of possible diagnoses and decide on what tests are in order. You may need a test called a barium swallow or an endoscopy to get a good look at your esophagus and stomach. In the meantime you can try over the counter Prilosec or ranitidine.
Also avoid spicy foods, acidic foods, caffeine, and pain pills like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin.
Best of luck. ...Read more
I have been getting sulfur burps VERY frequently. At least 10-12 times in a month. Wondering why this might be?
Enzymes: Lack of enzymes is very common and main reason for burping. ...Read more
Male 57, recent development of burping several times after taking meal, is this normal or need attention.?
Probhably: Normal but should be discouraged voluntarily since it becomes a nasty habit. ...Read more
I keeping on Burping all day, many times my burping are too loud, plz tell me the reason & also give me homely solution?
Burping: Most burping is due to deliberate swallowing of the air. Learn to voluntary suppress it. ...Read more
For the past week every time I eat, I start burping excessively and it doesn't stop for several hours. What can cause that?
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