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Inability To Burp
Neck stiffness with trouble turning head, throat pain and inability to feel food going down or burping up muscles all on one side. Pinched nerve neck?
Neck stiffness with trouble turning head, throat pain, inability to feel food going down or burping, and burning forearm all on 1 side. Pinch nerve?
Neuropathy: You need to see a doctor, possibly a neurologist, ASAP. This is not an issue which can be solved over the internet. Please go and be evaluated before this becomes far worse. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
For instance if you drink a carbonated soda the gas has three options:
1. To out the mouth
2. Absorbed into the lining of the GI tract which will then be processed by the lungs
3. Out your backside
suspect either the gas is escaping out your mouth during the act of breathing or via options 2 or 3. ...Read more
Find what works:
There are many ways. From putting the baby in your shoulder to sitting him on your lap and pat his back. Mid feed or post feed, the important thing is finding what works for you and your baby. Breastfed infants tend to burp less than bottle fed babies.
If your baby has not belched after five minutes of trying you may want to let the baby sit at a 45 degree angle for several minutes. ...Read more
May be a problem...: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of 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
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
Poor digestion: Sounds like you have poor digestion. You may have insufficient stomach acid, or may need good probiotics. Digestive enzymes may also help. Try apple cider vinegar in water with each meal to see if that helps. ...Read more
See below: Causes of burping include nervous habits or other medical conditions, such as an ulcer or a gallbladder problem. In some cultures, a person may belch loudly after eating to show appreciation for the meal. All people pass gas, but some people produce more gas than others. See your doctor for a cause specific to you since there are many causes. ...Read more
Burping issues: 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
Good question!: Although you think this is a simple question, it's more controversial than you think. Some pediatric gastroenterologists think burping is a waste of time, but I always like burping, and it gives both the burper and the burpee a sense of satisfaction. My favorite technique: over the shoulder with gentle patting of the back. The nursery favorite: sitting baby in her lap with gentle back rubbing. ...Read more