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What are the probiotics used for belching and indigestion?

What are the probiotics used for belching and indigestion?

Pro and prebiotics: Try taking the following daily:
1. Megafood Megaflora Plus probiotics
2. Sundown Naturals prebiotics (available on Amazon's website) ...Read more

Probiotic (Definition)

Probiotics, by definition, are beneficial bacteria that live in our intestinal tract to help us maintain health intestines and colon. There are several species of these bacteria that are helpful to us including lactobacillus acidophilus. The meats we eat contain antibiotics that kill our natural bacteria that reside in our gut. Today, you will replace these ...Read more


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I am having indigestion problems again at night. Belching every 30 min or so...Any ideas of what to take? I already take probiotics...

I am having indigestion problems again at night. Belching every 30 min or so...Any ideas of what to take? I already take probiotics...

Dietary adjustment: Would first recommend you avoid eating at least 2 hours before lying down. If symptoms persist, would recommend seeing your doctor for formal evaluation. ...Read more

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Had the flu 2 weeks ago but still tired with low appetite and when I eat have indigestion. Been on a bland diet, taking a probiotics and resting.?

Had the flu 2 weeks ago but still tired with low appetite and when I eat have indigestion. Been on a bland diet, taking a probiotics and resting.?

Residual symptoms: If you are actually recovering from proven influenza residual symptoms are not surprising. Eat foods that are bland and not likely to irritate your stomach linings, drink lots of fluids and continue resting and recuperating slowly. If you do not get progressively better or develop new symptoms go and see your family doctor. Wish you well soon. ...Read more

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I have dull burning in abdomen with indigestion and tenderness in center of breastbone. Probiotics help. Also taking nexium (esomeprazole) 20mg and mylanta.?

I have dull burning in abdomen with indigestion and tenderness in center of breastbone. Probiotics help. Also taking nexium (esomeprazole) 20mg and mylanta.?

This is a statement-: -followed by a? mark. Try to be specific & ask a question. I'm sure it has to do with your reflux, but not sure what advice you need. ...Read more

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Belching all the time, especially after I had an egg sandwich, and bad breath follows with it. Feel a thickness in mouth, probiotic yogurt helped a little?

Belching all the time, especially after I had an egg sandwich, and bad breath follows with it. Feel a thickness in mouth, probiotic yogurt helped a little?

GERD symptoms: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is caused by dysfunction of a valve opening to the stomach from esophagus. When swallowing, the valve opens briefly to allow food to pass. It fails to close tightly to prevent acid from splashing back (reflux) damaging the esophagus. Symptoms: belching, throat-clearing, heartburn, sour taste, bad breath. Treatment includes lifestyle changes and often medication. ...Read more

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How to cure bad breath from acidity? Been prescribed rabeprazole 20mg, taking probiotic supplements, belching, nothing helps. Oral health is perfect

How to cure bad breath from acidity? Been prescribed rabeprazole 20mg, taking probiotic supplements, belching, nothing helps. Oral health is perfect

Need eval: Need to see physician to evaluate tonsils, adenoids, gerd, sinuses.
Need to see dentist to evaluate tongue, gums, teeth.
Do you brush your tongue, floss, smoke?
Please have dentist and physician consult with each other. ...Read more

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I've been having fatigue, constipation, belching, and getting full fast when I eat. My GI doc says to just take probiotics. Does that make sense?

I've been having fatigue, constipation, belching, and getting full fast when I eat. My GI doc says to just take probiotics. Does that make sense?

Abd, bowel symptoms: Well you can get full easily if you are contipated, but you are also 39 yo and unfortunately we are seeing colon cancer in younger pts. If you have a change in bowel habits, fatique, and belching you could have a number of things: peptic ulcer which is bleeding, or colon/stomach cancer.Best to have your primary md draw some blood to macke sure not anemic and get scoped both upper and lower gi. ...Read more

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Gas bloating flatulence if NT constipated. More belching if constptd. Loose motion aftr taking probiotics. Wht tests are suggested to diagnose?

Gas bloating flatulence if NT constipated. More belching if constptd. Loose motion aftr taking probiotics. Wht tests are suggested to diagnose?

GI symptoms: Please see your doc who may order a colonoscopy. He/she may order stool tests too. Consider asking for a food sensitivity panel. You may be sensitive to something in your diet. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Intestinal bacteria and duodenal ulcer with excessive belching (eat, drink, lying down) and flatulence. Currently taking probiotics to no avail.?

Intestinal bacteria and duodenal ulcer with excessive belching (eat, drink, lying down) and flatulence. Currently taking probiotics to no avail.?

Bacteria vs acid: Could be several things. If you have an infection called hpylori along with these symptoms. You need treatment. This could also be a sign of esophageal reflux (heartburn). Try an otc acid blocker. If no results see your pcp or GI doc. ...Read more

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Could probiotics cause diarrhea and burping?

Could probiotics cause diarrhea and burping?

Yes in some: Probiotics can cause diarrhea and bloating in some pople. ...Read more

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I take probiotics and zantac (ranitidine).Why do I have problems with acid reflux, swallowing capsules and trying to burp. Also my flatulance smell esp bad lately.

I take probiotics and zantac (ranitidine).Why do I have problems with acid reflux, swallowing capsules and trying to burp. Also my flatulance smell esp bad lately.

Need GI Consult: You have acid reflex not relieved by over the counter zantac, (ranitidine) which is not so uncommon. You can try Omeprazole a stronger acid suppresser available over the counter
you also have flatulence problem which may have a different cause
consult your doctor or a gastroenterologist to find the right therapy for your problem. ...Read more

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I have a problem with indigestion of foods eaten and lots of burping and belching.+increase in my belly n stomach size. What must I do?

I have a problem with indigestion of foods eaten and lots of burping and belching.+increase in my belly n stomach size. What must I do?

See doc for exam to…: Check for ulcers or esophagus problems like reflux. Avoid gas-forming foods (pop, beans, peanuts, broccoli family, dairy products). Gas-x (simethicone) helps break up gas; beano taken before meal helps break down gas-formers; lactaid/dairy ease helps digest lactose. Activated charcoal caps helps absorb gas. Reflux/ulcers: antacids, zantac, (ranitidine) Prilosec or prevacid. ...Read more

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I been having these symptoms even though I still take omeprezole 40mg Indigestion bloating icy/hot feeling belching no gas upper abdominal area?

I been having these symptoms even though I still take omeprezole 40mg Indigestion bloating icy/hot feeling belching no gas upper abdominal area?

Get checked: Sometimes your doctor will prescribe different acid reflux medications. Should symptoms persist an endoscope may be recommended to make sure you do not have ulcers or bacteria causing your symptoms. The other red flag is whether you are having heart symptoms mimicking acid reflux. I would recommend seeing a doctor immediately or going to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Whenever I run far distances (>2 mi) I have uncomfortable belches with vomit. I wait after eating, and this acid indigestion occurs. Is this normal?

Whenever I run far distances (>2 mi) I have uncomfortable belches with vomit. I wait after eating, and this acid indigestion occurs. Is this normal?

Acid reflux: As long as cardiac issues have been excluded by md the usual cause is reflux. Especially athletes with intense fitness regimens, good workout can have a unpleasant side effect: acid reflux. Wait for usually two hours after eating. Eat sensibly before exercise. Avoid foods that increase risk of acid reflux, like chocolate, citrus juices, caffeinated drinks, and spicy or fatty food. ...Read more

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Mild gastritis diagnosed via endoscopy. Could gas, belching bloating, heartburn, & dyspepsia be related to IBS. Is a colonoscopy required? 48 y/o fem.

Mild gastritis diagnosed via endoscopy. Could gas, belching bloating, heartburn, & dyspepsia be related to IBS. Is a colonoscopy required? 48 y/o fem.

S.C.D.: Discuss with your gastroenterologist.
Try dairy free x1 month, if no relief follow Specific carbohydrate diet.Google for Elaine Gotschall's book or recommendations. ...Read more

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What would cause excessive and ongoing (for months) belching, heartburn, and widely/quickly varying bowel changes?

What would cause excessive and ongoing (for months) belching, heartburn, and widely/quickly varying bowel changes?

GI issues: All these symptoms point to some GI issue you are having. Gerd, esophogitis, peptic ulceration, pyrosis, etc can all be possibilities. You need to see a GI dr. For an evaluation of your issues and get the definitive diagnosis, so the best treatment for you can occur, good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do with my heartburn? I'm only 15. What are the food that I cannot eat? I always have gas. Belching. Pls help me

What can I do with my heartburn? I'm only 15. What are the food that I cannot eat? I always have gas. Belching. Pls help me

Age 15 heartburn: You should see a pediatric gastroenterologist and be evaluated for eosinophilic esophagitis, as well as food allergies which are very common in younger individuals. You may also be swallowing air a lot if you drink carbonated beverages (sodas). Avoid soda, caffeine, evaluate with doctor food allergies, F/u with allergist/ gastroenterologist ...Read more

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For the past week I've been randomly (no triggers) getting a sharp pain in my chest followed by belching and heartburn. Any idea what this could be?

At your age it: Is unlikely to be cardiac and since it is associated with other GI symptoms it is most likely reflux or stomach issues. If it persists you should see a health care provider for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can GERD be felt in your back? I have heartburn in my back, with belching. Standing up relieves it, as well

Can GERD be felt in your back? I have heartburn in my back, with belching. Standing up relieves it, as well

Yes possibly: However you really should consider changing your lifestyle. Eat healthy and drink your water and exercise ...Read more

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Chest hurts on and off in center/left side, also belching and heartburn, its not constant or gripping but bothering. Also behind left shoulder.?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Heartburn? Belching that tastes bad, usually doesn't happen to often. Had stuffed green peppers for dinner not spicy though. How do I cure it? Thanks

Heartburn? Belching that tastes bad, usually doesn't happen to often. Had stuffed green peppers for dinner not spicy though. How do I cure it? Thanks

Reflux: Sounds like you're getting some reflux. The most natural way to help the symptoms is to try to avoid foods and drinks that could aggravate it: alcohol, caffeine, high fat foods, spicy foods, tomato juice. Avoid lying down within 2-3 hours of a meal. If you're still having symptoms, then you can try otc Tums (calcium carbonate) or heartburn. But avoidance of food/drink triggers is key! ...Read more

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I am having hypochlorhydria and experiencing symptoms like heartburn, reflux, belching? Is there any complete cure for my problem? Any natural remedy?

I am having hypochlorhydria and experiencing symptoms like heartburn, reflux, belching? Is there any complete cure for my problem? Any natural remedy?

Heartburn: If you want to avoid unnatural remedies, first avoid any foods that aggravate your condition. Remain upright after eating/drinking. Milk may help buffer acidity. Calcium carbonate, too. If this isn't enough, you may need to break down & consider medications. ...Read more

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What to stop pains; heartburn; belching & stomach cramps & farting?

What to stop pains; heartburn; belching & stomach cramps & farting?

Possible options: Elevate head of bed, avoid tight clothes that cinch the abdomen, avoid meals late at night, wait at least 3 hrs after a meal to lie down, eat smaller meals, maintain a healthy body weight, avoid smoking, avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeine & carbonated beverages. Try acupuncture, hypnosis, ginger tea, relaxation exercises. See if specific foods are triggers such as chocolate, corn, fried foods, ...Read more

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I have a constant metallic taste in my mouth and feel sick. I also find that I am belching a lot. I don't have any heartburn or acid reflux symptoms?

I have a constant metallic taste in my mouth and feel sick. I also find that I am belching a lot. I don't have any heartburn or acid reflux symptoms?

See MD: You do have symptoms of gerd, acid reflex. This can be harmful to mouth but worse your esophagus. Barrett's disorder. Other intestinal problems may be causing you to feel sick. Your physician should examine you, diagnose the problem then treat or refer to specialist. ...Read more

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For 8 months I am dealing with constipation/heartburn/belching sometime. My problem started with sudden constipation/weight loss/weakness/body ache.?

For 8 months I am dealing with constipation/heartburn/belching sometime. My problem started with sudden constipation/weight loss/weakness/body ache.?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face, real-time visit with your doctor. This allows a thorough evaluation of you as well as an effective treatment plan. This will give you the opportunuty to discuss quality of life issues. ...Read more

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I am having heartburn, gerd, reflux, belching after taking food and often postural hypotension. Whether I am having hyper or hypoacidity? Please help me..

I am having heartburn, gerd, reflux, belching after taking food and often postural hypotension. Whether I am having hyper or hypoacidity? Please help me..

Gerd: It is hyperacidity.Postural hypotension requires further work up. Are you taking BP medications especially diuretics. You may not be drinking enough fluids. It also depends on the degree of postural hypotension. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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


Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more