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What does it mean if you burp a lot?

What does it mean if you burp a lot?

Frequent belching: Frequent belching may be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease. You might consider trying antacids, such as Tums, (calcium carbonate) the next time it happens to see if this helps. If so, you should see your doctor for good longterm advice. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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 does burping a lot mean?

What does burping a lot mean?

May be a problem...: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness ; bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. In some, belching can become habitual. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you're burping a lot?

What does it mean if you're burping a lot?

May be a problem...: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. In some, belching can become habitual. ...Read more

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I burp a lot after a big meal what does it mean?

Burping: ... Can be a symptom of Gerd. If it is happening frequently, I would consider trying antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) initially. If you're having to take them frequently, then I would see your doctor to consider a trial of medication. In the meantime, avoid anything that you notice brings on your symptoms. Alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomatoes, onions, and orange juice are frequent culprits. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pain between my chest & stomach burp a lot tightness in chest upper back pain nausea fast heartbeat contraption headache what does that mean?

I have pain between my chest & stomach burp a lot tightness in chest upper back pain nausea fast heartbeat contraption headache what does that mean?

Combination: Much of what you describe could be caused by air swallowing and anxiety. Having said that, it is not possible to have confidence in that without seeing and evaluating a patient. Seeing your dr. Is needed if these symptoms are repetitive. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you burp alot?

Aerophagia: Big word meaning you swallow air.
Chew food more slowly and exhale before swallowing. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you burp and some sour vomit comes up alittle?

What does it mean when you burp and some sour vomit comes up alittle?

Depends: If it is occasional is probably normal. If frequent then this could be a sign of reflux see a doctor if this is persistent. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you burp and it smell like fecal matter? I did it on and off for a couple of years it has stopped?

Suggests: A partial small bowel obstruction. Or you had gastroparesis and rotting foodstuffs in the upper GI tract. If this occurs again see a GI doctor asap. ...Read more

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What do sulfur burps mean?

What do sulfur burps mean?

Poor emptying: Sulfur-like burps usually suggest a problem in how your stomach empties. Usually slower than normal. Get it checked, it is not normal. ...Read more

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What does constant burping mean?

What does constant burping mean?

See below: Causes of burping include nervous habits or other medical conditions, such as an ulcer or a gallbladder problem. In some cultures, a person may belch loudly after eating to show appreciation for the meal. All people pass gas, but some people produce more gas than others. See your doctor for a cause specific to you since there are many causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u keep burping?

Gaseous: You are gaseous for some reason. Could be acid indigestion, gerd, or other causes making you burp often. See a GI dr. For an evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can't burp?

Not a problem: It does not mean anything. And why would you want to burp anyway? Better not to. ...Read more

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Why do I burp a lot...More than other people?

2 possibilities: Could be: 1) diet - if you eat more gassy type goods, you will produce more gas in your GI tract which could lead to more burping ; 2) some people are air-swallowers and this will have the same effect. ...Read more

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Why do I always burp a lot when I do not feel well?

Swallowing air: It is likely that as a nervous habit, you swallow air and that causes burping. By itself it is not harmful.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Why do I have to burp a lot first thing in the morning?

Why do I have to burp a lot first thing in the morning?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with excessive burping upon awakening can make a diary of symptoms, writing them down on a big calendar. Include descriptions of the symptoms, when they occur, how long they last, what makes them better, what worsens them, any relation to foods or meds, any relation to activities, etc... Then, he can take the diary to the doctor. Possible causes include gastric reflux and excess acidity. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I'm having acidic burps during intercourse?

What does it mean if I'm having acidic burps during intercourse?

Positioning?: Depending on your sexual positions, you could illicit a bit of reflux from the stomach. Likely nothing to be concerned of. ...Read more

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Lately I have been waking up burping a lot, what could be the problem?

Lately I have been waking up burping a lot, what could be the problem?

GERD: Sometimes this is associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease. A condition in which the lower esophageal sphincter isn't strong enough to keep stomach acid in the stomach. Acid leaks upward - or sideways if you are laying down - and causes irritation of the GI tract sometims with burping / indigestion. ...Read more

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Slight pain in back with lots of burping for days. If it were a pe would pain get worse?

Slight pain in back with lots of burping for days. If it were a pe would pain get worse?

Not a PE: Those are simply not symptoms of a pe. Not even close. The most important symptom, which is present in >95% of cases is shortness of breath. Pain is usually not present, but when it is, it's worse with a deep breath or cough. Belching is a GI ("stomach") symptom. ...Read more

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I've been burping a lot recently, what could be causing it and what can I take to help this?

I've been burping a lot recently, what could be causing it and what can I take to help this?

Diet?: Typically diet is to blame for you symptom however, it could also be a sign of an early ulcer. If it worsens call you doctor. ...Read more

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A week ago I start feeling I have something stuch on my esofhagus I burp a lot but doesn't go away. Help!

Dysphagia: Upper endoscopy may be advised. Should be seen by a gastroenterologist (gi). Many causes of dysphagia — from gerd to food or pills being stuck to motility. Most are benign at a younger age. But see your doctor. Read more at www. Browardgi. Com. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question I just asked?

What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question I just asked?

SULPHuR CONTAINING: Foods cause the rotten egg smell

Examples
guacamole "NOTORI0US"
Eggs
Poultry
cabbage

Google "Sulphur Burps"
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm having less burps, I still feel mini ones but they don't always come out, does this mean my burping is finally getting better?

Burps or hiccups?: A burp is brought on by excess gas in the stomach. Although most kids learn how to burp voluntarily. So it can be a nervous 'tic'. or recurrent stimulation of the stomach, or excess gas.
a hiccup is an involuntary brief contraction of the diaphragm muscle and closure of the glottis, and anything that stimulates this can cause a hiccup.
In either case, sounds like you are getting better. ...Read more

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My wife has been burping now for about 3 months and I mean like every 2 to 3 seconds 24 hours a day she has had every test possible please someone he?

My wife has been burping now for about 3 months and I mean like every 2 to 3 seconds 24 hours a day she has had every test possible please someone he?

Every test?: I would suggest a liver/gallbadder ultraound and upperendoccopy. Acid suppression with PPI medication and gas suppression with simethicone or beano ...Read more

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Taste like blood in my burps? What does this mean?

Taste like blood in my burps? What does this mean?

Probably blood: Not much else tastes like that!
find out why?
Nose, esophagus, ulcer?
Needs work up. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have egg smelling burps?

What does it mean when you have egg smelling burps?

Reflux?: Likely from reflux unless your gum is so diseased that it emits a rotten odor. Try to eat smaller meals and avoid fatty food and see if this helps. ...Read more

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What is the cause for a lot of burps along with headache and how to stop it?

What is the cause for a lot of burps along with headache and how to stop it?

Stress?: You may be under a lot of stress and thus the headaches and air swallowing. However there may be other answers. ...Read more

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My stomack hurts and fell sick and burping a lot to?

Ulcer?: Symptoms without knowing your age, habits, meds, smokin status makes it tough to give you more specifics. Get seen please. ...Read more