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Doctor insights on: Inability To Burp

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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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 and inability to feel food going down or burping up muscles all on one side. Pinched nerve neck?

Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What cause egg burps?

What cause egg burps?

Burps: The digestion of certain foods in your body results in the production of gas which has to escape either as a burp or flatus. ...Read more

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Been having rotten egg burps should I be concerned?

Been having rotten egg burps should I be concerned?

Determine cause: This can be caused by an infection such as giardia or h. Pylori. There are non-infectious causes as well. A visit to the doctor with a complete history and physical examination can help determine the cause. ...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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Why do I never burp?

Why do I never burp?

Burp: 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

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How do I burp a baby?

How do I burp a baby?

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

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How do I burp my baby?

How do I burp my baby?

Shoulder: Hold with both arms, put baby's head to the side of your neck, facing behing you, and tap baby's back gently. ...Read more

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How to make a baby burp?

How to make a baby burp?

Very Simple: Put your baby upright on your chest and shoulder after each feeding. Hold the baby with your one hand and with other hand pat on her back. A small amount of air will come out from her mouth, that is burping, I hope this will help. ...Read more

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What causes humans to burp?

Expelling gas: Possible causes of burping include air swallowing (carbonated beverages, eating fast), gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying), & indigestion. Humans burps to expell gas. ...Read more

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Should I be burping my baby?

Should I be burping my baby?

Yes: Yes. Babies need help burping. For newborn, try burping every one to row ounces and after feeds as well. Babies with lots of spitting up or reflux may need even more help. ...Read more

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What does burping a lot mean?

What does burping a lot mean?

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

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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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How could I make myself burp?

Ask someone who can: That is a rare talent. Ask someone who can burp show you how to do it. ...Read more

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Reasons for frequent burping?

Reasons for frequent burping?

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

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Can colitis cause sulfur burps?

Can colitis cause sulfur burps?

NO: Colitis would not affect the quality of burps. Colitis presents with pain, fever, occasional bloating, and pain or mucus in stool. Good luck. ...Read more

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When can I stop burping my baby?

When can I stop burping my baby?

Depends: Once your baby can eat solids drink on its own its own you probably can stop burping the child. This can vary as each childs development is different or if they have acid reflux. See your pediatrician to check your childs development. Good luck and great question. ...Read more

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What does constant burping mean?

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

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At what age I stop burping my baby?

At what age I stop burping my baby?

See below: Usually you will not have to do this once he or she can sit up unsuported on their own. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you burp a lot?

Frequent belching: Frequent belching may be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease. You might consider trying antacids, such as Tums, (calcium carbonate) the next time it happens to see if this helps. If so, you should see your doctor for good longterm advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi, how can I get rid of sour burps?

Hi, how can I get rid of sour burps?

Gastritis: Stay away from spicy food as well as citrus food. You can try over the counter Omeprazole 20 mg and see if that helps ...Read more

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What does it mean when you burp alot?

Aerophagia: Big word meaning you swallow air.
Chew food more slowly and exhale before swallowing. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my burping fits?

What can I do to stop my burping fits?

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

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How do I burp my baby during feedings?

How do I burp my baby during feedings?

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

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What does it mean when u keep burping?

Gaseous: You are gaseous for some reason. Could be acid indigestion, gerd, or other causes making you burp often. See a GI dr. For an evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more