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Is it okay to burp up a little puke and swallow it?

Is it okay to burp up a little puke and swallow it?

Not frequently: If this is happening often, you need to be evaluated by a physician. It is not normal to be burping up food on anything more than a very rare occasion. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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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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What can cause difficulty swallowing, excessive burping, and occasional vomiting after eating in patient with previous history of ulcerative colitis?

Many things: The symptoms you are describing seem to be coming from your upper gastrointestinal tract. Ulcerative colitis normally affects the lower GI tract and presents with diarrhea. Gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux disease commonly present with burping and vomiting. Given your history of uc, it is best to be evaluated by a health professional. ...Read more

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3 day old. While he sleeps he occasionaly swallows air over and over like hes gearing up for a huge burp. He then burps,pukes,gags,gasps etc. :( wtf?

3 day old. While he sleeps he occasionaly swallows air over and over like hes gearing up for a huge burp. He then burps,pukes,gags,gasps etc. :( wtf?

Any 3 DAY old: who is vomiting needs to be seen. It may be nothing, but at this stage you don't even know for sure that his "tubes" are all working, and it would be a tragedy if he were to aspirate while sleeping on his back. At least call the pediatrician and discuss. Good luck! ...Read more

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Yesterday I felt I swallowed an open stapler pin..now d stool is dark or black.. No vomiting so far..A little pain in abdomen.. What should I do now??

Yesterday I felt I swallowed an open stapler pin..now d stool is dark or black.. No vomiting so far..A little pain in abdomen.. What should I do now??

You need a doctor: you should get an xray to check the location of the thing you swallowed AND you need a doctor to check if you have blood in the stool and to advise you if this thing has to be retrieved from inside you, or be allowed to come through on its own. ...Read more

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Hard time breathing , not eating good small portions hard to swallow, going number two everything time when using bathroom black stool and burping 77m?

Hard time breathing , not eating good small portions hard to swallow, going number two everything time when using bathroom black stool and burping 77m?

See a doctor: Black stools suggest bleeding in the intestinal tract, and difficulty swallowing may point to a lesion in the esophagus. Please see a doctor right away. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more