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Constant burping, occasional regurgitation and hiccups, heartburn and coughing. Do I have acid reflux?

Constant burping, occasional regurgitation and hiccups, heartburn and coughing. Do I have acid reflux?

Sure sounds like it: We can't diagnose here, but you've certainly described many features associated with acid reflux (GERD). Usual first measures include dietary and lifestyle modifications and over the counter medication. Seek eval if no improvement to avoid worsening and long term risks. Gastroenterologists are specialists in this area. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?

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I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?

Reflux: It may... Consider modifying your diet as well: stay away from spicy foods, tomato based foods, greasy/fried foods, caffeine, and chocolate and alcohol too ...Read more

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Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?

Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?

Intestine: You are having a problem somewhere in your intestine and it needs to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. Don't wait on this. Call for an appt. If it has been going on a long time, you may need to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Might IBS cause heartburn and acid reflux symptoms?

Might IBS cause heartburn and acid reflux symptoms?

Not really.: Ibs causes abd distention, bloating, cramping, constipation and diarrhea like symptoms. Your symptoms sound typical of reflux disease. Avoid spicy food, chocolates, coffee, eat small meals, and take anti ulcer meds. Reflux symptoms could be from a hiatal hernia as well which is diagnosed by either an upper GI contrast study or egd. Follow up with a GI doc if symp not goinng away. ...Read more

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Bubbly, gurgling sensation in stomach with belching and passing gas. Some tenderness in stomach. Zantac (ranitidine) and omeprazole calm it down. Thoughts?

Bubbly, gurgling sensation in stomach with belching and passing gas. Some tenderness in stomach. Zantac (ranitidine) and omeprazole calm it down. Thoughts?

Stomach issue: When does this occur, time of day? Also is it after a meal? Do you have change in bowel habits? What is diet like? How much alcohol do you drink and how soon before bed? Depending on patients body habitus, diet, alcohol consumption use of OTC NSAIDS or aspirin, and family history; this could be as simple as a gastritis . Or something that would be amenable to a change in diet. ...Read more

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S/P cholecystectomy in 11/2014. Still having persistent abdominal bloating, Heartburn, gas, constipation. Help?!?!

S/P cholecystectomy in 11/2014. Still having persistent abdominal bloating, Heartburn, gas, constipation. Help?!?!

You might have: post cholecystectomy syndrome, retained common duct stones, or alkaline gastritis. Treatment for each is different. You need to see a gi specialist to sort it out. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause burning pains in stomach and trouble breathing?

Can acid reflux cause burning pains in stomach and trouble breathing?

Yes: Acid reflux can cause these symptoms but many other issues can as well. You should see your doctor for further evaluation. In the meantime, you can start an over-the-counter reflux medication. ...Read more

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I have been having abdominal cramps, acid reflux symptoms, abdominal bloating and gas after eating along with soft stools.

I have been having abdominal cramps, acid reflux symptoms, abdominal bloating and gas after eating along with soft stools.

Many possibilities: This should be evaluated. It is likely something simple and you could try over the counter Omeprazole. But you may need special blood and stool testing to rule out ailments such as Celiac disease ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd), extra saliva, regurgitation of food or liquid, overeating, stomach upset, thro...

I am experiencing  bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd), extra saliva, regurgitation of food or liquid, overeating, stomach upset, thro...

GI symptoms: These are all symptoms related to digestion. The good bacteria in your gut may be imbalanced or it could be something more. Please see your doc who will help you figure it out and treat it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can IBS be the reason I have morning nausea and nausea after eating, bloating, sharp abdominal pain, constipation/diarrhea, heartburn and burping?

Can IBS be the reason I have morning nausea and nausea after eating, bloating, sharp abdominal pain, constipation/diarrhea, heartburn and burping?

All these symptoms: could be from IBS. Seek a professional evaluation by a gastroenterologist and expect some testing to rule out other potentially more serious disorders, infections and parasites. ...Read more

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Can D.fragilis cause nausea, burping, acid reflux and loud bowel sounds, random vague pain, food intolerances and general stomach upset/discomfort?

Can D.fragilis cause nausea, burping, acid reflux and loud bowel sounds, random vague pain, food intolerances and general stomach upset/discomfort?

YES...: But so can other factors. All these symptoms sound very bothersome and I believe quite treatable. Please feel free to schedule an appointment for a more in depth assessment and adequate therapy. Take care! ...Read more

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Belching, hiccups, farting, nausea, vomiting and some chest and back pain what could this be?(chronic) omeprazole doesn't help, no blood problems.

Belching, hiccups, farting, nausea, vomiting and some chest and back pain what could this be?(chronic) omeprazole doesn't help, no blood problems.

See a GI doc: At this point certainly i would like you to follow up with a GI doc. There are other medications like Omeprazole that may help. Also there may be further lab testing or endoscopy that may be necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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How serious is bloating in lower abdomen even after eating small amount, loud frequent gurgling, and heartburn, requiring antacids, zantac (ranitidine)?

How serious is bloating in lower abdomen even after eating small amount, loud frequent gurgling, and heartburn, requiring antacids, zantac (ranitidine)?

Not serious: Most people have symptoms of bloating without any serious illness. Make sure you are not constipated. Smaller frequent feeding, avoiding over eating, spicy food, stress and anxiety will help with symptoms of heart burning and acid reflux ...Read more

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Nausea and burping immediatly after eating, burping or lying on right side. Also post nasal drip and anxiety all day. Occasional heartburn. Any cause?

Nausea and burping immediatly after eating, burping or lying on right side. Also post nasal drip and anxiety all day. Occasional heartburn. Any cause?

Nausea: Your symptom of burping, especially when lying on right side is most likely related to acid reflux. In young male of age 22, these not very worrisome, especially if symptom has been present only for a short while. Please review following video to get started: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/gerddiagnosis-and-treatment however, if they persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause belching, diarrhea, nausea, bloating, and symptoms worsen sitting up?

What can cause belching, diarrhea, nausea, bloating, and symptoms worsen sitting up?

Malabsorbtion: Person who has malabsorbtion will have the above symptoms but other conditions also need to be considered . In medicine like any another issues anything is possible ...Read more

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I am experiencing side pain, abdominal discomfort, nausea (severity: mild) , bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating...

I am experiencing  side pain, abdominal discomfort, nausea (severity: mild) , bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating...

Your question was: cut off. So we don't know if these are acute symptoms or if they are chronic. Try providing clarification and resubmitting. ...Read more

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Can Plavix cause persistent heartburn in a person with stroke, heart atrack and GERD treated with Protonix (pantoprazole)?

Can Plavix cause persistent heartburn in a person with stroke, heart atrack and GERD treated with Protonix (pantoprazole)?

Unlikely: Plavix (clopidogrel) does not cause such acidity symptoms but acid refux can be the reason for your symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Persistent Heartburn (Definition)

Mayo Clinic defines: "Heartburn is a burning pain in your chest, just behind your breastbone. The pain is often worse when lying down or bending over." ...Read more


Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more