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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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 foods should be eaten to avoid bloating, belching and gagging reflex?

What foods should be eaten to avoid bloating, belching and gagging reflex?

See below: Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends, or expands because of too much swallowed air. Belching releases the air to reduce the distention. You can also have a gas buildup in the stomach from bacteria working on food, which give up for gas. Anxiety can cause just about any physical symptom but it would be uncommon for anxiety to cause excessive belching. If your anxiety includes hyperventilating then that would be a good source of swallowed air, which then could lead to belching. Some things that may help in belching. Tried to be aware of how much air swallowing. Try to chew food completely before swallowing it so that the stomach will have smaller particles for the bacteria to give off gas with. Excessive exercise can also lead to belching. And sometimes relief can be obtained with anti-acids; H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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Why would i burp acid stuff in my throat about 1 hour after eating? Should i avoid something in the future as far as foods? This is something new.

Why would i burp acid stuff in my throat about 1 hour after eating? Should i avoid something in the future as far as foods?  This is something new.

Acid reflux: Is often stimulated by eating certain foods such as spicy and fatty foods, citrus, tomato sauces, chocolate, mints among other things. It's not unusual to feel what you are feeling after eating. Modify your intake of these foods, if it continues then speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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For approx. 2 months I've been belching after drinking ANY fluids (completely out of the ordinary). Never w/ food. Why is this suddenly happening?

Belching: Most likely your are swallowing air when you drink and this makes you belch when it comes up. Friends would do this in high school to get a good loud burp. ...Read more

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Can a very low intake of food cause severe belching?

Can a very low intake of food cause severe belching?

Gas: When belching is related to food, it is usually from drinking carbonated beverages, eating gassy foods, eating too quickly, drinking through a straw, chewing gum, or sucking on candies (resulting in swallowing air). If you don't eat much food but still do one of the above, you can still experience severe belching. ...Read more

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I belch a lot these days specially after food since 4 days .. now I have diarrhea what it could be from btw belching like 3times/5 to 10 mins thanks?

I belch a lot these days specially after food since 4 days .. now I have diarrhea  what it could be from btw belching like 3times/5 to 10 mins thanks?

Gastric reflux: You are probably having reflux(backing up) of stomach acid into your food pipe(esophagus) which is causing the belching. It is happening right after eating because stomach acid production starts with food entering the stomach. You need to try medications like Maalox, Mylanta, Pepcid (famotidine) AC, Prilosec OTC which can help symptoms. You also need to stay upright at least 45 minutes after eating. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more