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Treatments For Aerophagia
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What's the best or easiest way to tell if you have aerophagia? Can it cause burping all day without bloating?
Yes: Aerophagia is associated with chewing gum, smoking, drinking carbonated drinks, eating too fast, CPAP air pressure (if it is too high) and wearing loose dentures. Aerophagia is a common cause of gas in the esophagus or stomach and belching.Because there is a regular belching may not have bloating of the abdomen. ...Read more
I am 25y, I have GERD 5mmhg=les, completely non-working esophagus, zero peristalic and aerophagia. What is exactly aerophagia? Thank you.
Swallowing air: Aerophagia is when a person swallows air frequently, and in large enough quantities, that it results in symptoms. Part of the swallowed air is released through burping, and part of the air reaches the intestines where it causes abdominal distention and bloating. ...Read more
Aerophagia from CPAP. Right shoulder pain (along w/ belching, abdominal pain). Is shoulder pain normal w/ aerophagia?
Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophageal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist is your next point for evaluation. ...Read more
An array.: Interventional pain management treatments is not limited to the spine, however the spine is a particular pain producing area. For example, for back pain sufferers, interventional pain management techniques can be particularly useful. In addition to a thorough medical history and physical examination, interventional pain management physicians have a wide array of treatments that can be used. ...Read more
Piles = Hemorrhoids: There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins). 1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in. 2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow 3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. ...Read more
Aluminum chloride: Antipersperants with aluminum chloride are good--need liquids or gels with higher concentration. The canadian hyperhidrosis advisory committee treatment guidelines recommends an aluminium chloride hexahydrate salicylic acid gel as initial treatment for underarm, hand or feet. Botox can be used under the arms. Oxybutinin (ditropan) is a pill. See http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/0072. ...Read more