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Doctor insights on: What Causes Excessive Belching And Bloating

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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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 causes gas and bloating?

What causes gas and bloating?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing frequent bloating and flatulence?

What could be causing frequent bloating and flatulence?

Got Milk?: Many possibilities. For example lactose intolerance is a notorious cause of bloating and flatulence. It can come on later in life at times. If you can't find anything else, it might be worth considering a diary-free trial. If you clear up when you stop all dairy and the symptoms return when you restart dairy then you have found the cause. If you want to drink milk use lactaid milk. ...Read more

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What causes upset stomach, nausea and excess gas?

What causes upset stomach, nausea and excess gas?

Upset stomach: A variety of conditions can cause nausea and gas from lactose intolerance to gastroesophageal reflux. Check with your doctor or gastroenterologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive bloating?

What can cause excessive bloating?

Bloating: Bloating can occur for several reasons. Consider doing a diet diary and seeing of there is an association with certain foods. Often the case in most of my patients is that there is not enough fresh fruits and vegetables in their diet which results in poor bowel movements. ...Read more

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What causes difficulty in farting and burping?

What causes difficulty in farting and burping?

Not a problem: As far as burping goes you burp when a volume of air is swallowed and internal pressure builds forcing the air or other gas out of your upper GI system. Flatulence on the other hand occurs several times a day in all of us. This is normal ad occurs due to methane buildup from normal digestion. Occasionally we have a large quantity and the "fart" happens. Most often its smaller amounts silent gas ...Read more

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What can cause severe bloating and flatulence?

MANY THINGS: There can be many causes of bloating and flatulance.To list a few causes here 1 lactose intolerance 2 celiac disease 3 GI infections with viruses, bacteria and parasites 4high fiber diet, and other foods which produce gas 5air swallowing 6 irritable bowel syndrome 7 constipation. ...Read more

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What could cause of excessive flatulence?

Swallowed air/ diet: The digestive system is an elaborate tube from the mouth to the anus. All people swallow air when they eat & some take in more than others. You either belch it up or create flatus. If you eat foods that your body doesn't digest completely, the germs in your gut will & they create flatus in the process. Keep a food diary & keep track of what makes you gassy & avoid them. ...Read more

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What causes fatigue and indigestion?

What causes fatigue and indigestion?

Lots of things, C MD: Indigestion and fatigue are both nonspecific symptoms. Could be lots of things, e.g. Ulcers with bleeding which cause iron deficiency which leads to fatigue; could be hepatitis which leads to above; could be gyn issues; could be depression . Can't tell here. See your doc. ...Read more

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What causes lower stomach pain, dizziness, and excessive sweating?

What causes lower stomach pain, dizziness, and excessive sweating?

Abdominal pain: While a stomach bug could give you these symptoms, i would suggest going to the emergency room if the symptoms do not significantly improve. The abdominal symptoms could be seen with appendicitis, gall bladder problems and pancreatitis. ...Read more

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What is cause of abdominal distension and belching ?

What is cause of abdominal distension and belching ?

Maybe your diet: I would keep a food diary . Do you have it every night? What did you have for dinner the nights you do have it? Food diary may answer these questions and solve your misery. ...Read more

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What can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting, dysentery, and lots of belching?

What can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting, dysentery, and lots of belching?

Many things: The most common cause would be a viral or bacterial infection of the intestinal tract. Occasionally, these can be quite severe, and can require hospitalization for IV fluids. Generally, No specific treatment. Just let it run its course. Treatment is geared at symptom relief and dehydration. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes frequent bloating?

What causes frequent bloating?

Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of stomach bloating, tightness and pain after eating or drinking?

What could be the cause of stomach bloating, tightness and pain after eating or drinking?

Stomach emptying...: ...For most is 1-2 hours after liquid, 3-6 hours after solids are ingested. Carbohydrates, proteins, small frequent meals exit faster than fats &/or large meals. Medications, diabetes, neuropathies, some infections can alter stomach emptying as can mechanical delays due to stenosis &scarring of the pylorus, gallbladder disease, small bowel pathology.Get checked if post-prandial bloating persists. ...Read more

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Does diabetes cause excessive passing of gas and constipation?

Does diabetes cause excessive passing of gas and constipation?

Not necessarily: Diabetes can cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but the place to start evaluating things is your diet. Do you drink plenty of water daily? Do you eat fruits and vegetables? Have you recently added a new food to your diet? And how well is your diabetes controlled? First, talk with your doctor about changes in your bowels like this, keep diabetes controlled, and consider a nutrition evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause constant hunger and gastric pains?

What could cause constant hunger and gastric pains?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Hi ever since i had the norovirus 3 months ago I've had a heavy feeling on my chest, excessive belching and bloating noticed some upper back pain?

Hi ever since i had the norovirus 3 months ago I've had a heavy feeling on my chest, excessive belching and bloating noticed some upper back pain?

Probiotics: Need to replenish good bacteria of the gut by plenty of yogurt kefir-yogurt drink full of probiotics-4-6 oz daily lactobacillus can be bought in the pill form. Dr.Ohira's is the best brand liq aloe to relieve indigestion. ...Read more