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Why Do I Burp Up Food After Eating
Regurgitation: When you burp, you are relaxing the lower esophageal sphincter (muscle at the bottom of the esophagus that keeps food and gas in the stomach for digestion). When this muscle opens to allow gas out, some food particles are also making their way across the sphincter and regurgitating up the esophagus. Antireflux medications can help but so can careful diet (no overeating, avoid sodas, late meals, etc. ...Read more
Reflux.: Gastroesophageal reflux is common, especially after a heavy meal, or after eating fried foods, fatty foods, chocolate, or when you are overweight/obese. Certain medical conditions also predispose to such symptoms, e.g. Sliding hiatal esophageal hernia, gallstones, gastritis, peptic ulcer disease. Please see your family physician if this is frequent, recurring symptom, as it can lead to serious dz. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I get hiccups whenever I eat? Even after only a few bites of food. They stop after eating but make eating uncomfortable.
Hiccups: Your symptoms are suggesting diaphragm irritation through possible esophageal distension. Would suggest taking really small first bites, give it a good chew effort, 1-2 sips of water, swallow and wait few seconds, then go for the next bite. This way you will avoid forming a large bolus in your distal esophagus. Timing is critical. ...Read more
Possibly gall bladde: See your doctor and get checked out. Fatty (fried foods) will irritate an inflamed gall bladder or a gall bladder wit stones in it. ...Read more
Pho...: By "pho" - i assume you mean the vietnamese soup. You may be bloated due to the amount of liquid in it as well as fresh veggies which can stimulate gas production. See your physician if concerned about chronic bloating versus pain. ...Read more
Unclear: What kind of chocolate do you react to? Dark, milk, or white? How much sugar is added? Any other added ingredients including chemicals? Is it possible that it's something other than the chocolate involved? if it is the chocolate, it may simply be a food allergy. If you are diabetic, it could be the sugar making you feel bad. If lactose intolerant, it can be the milk. I hope you find out. ...Read more
Many things.: There is a long list of things that can trigger migraines or headaches. Maybe is not the "sweet" but something else causing it . Substances hidden in certain foods may trigger them. Sulfites in certain wine, also chocolates, some fruits like straberries, bananas, meat, cheese may trigger it. ...Read more
Reflux: Reflux is one possibility. Improper digestion is another. Make an appointment to be seen. In the meantime, you find that digestive enzymes with meals are helpful. You may find that homeopathic lycopodium is helpful as well. Acupuncture can be very helpful. (in chinese medicine they would say the energy is going up instead of down ). ...Read more
Why do I always feel hungry and with heartburn in the morning ? I barely drink anything acidic. Even after eating I feel hungry.
If not pregnant...: ...distinguish inflammatory (ulcer, small bowel disease, gallbladder/ biliary problem, pancreatitis, uti), structural (partial obstruction, extrinsic impression against the gut (adhesions, superior mesenteric artery syndrome), functional (gastroparesis, irritable bowel), GERD, anxiety, much more. A thorough exam and some directed imaging studies & labs should provide your answer. ...Read more
Problem eating fish: Dietary triggers for GI symptoms are individualized; it's worthwhile keeping a food diary to see if correlates with certain foods. In general, gut stimulants (caffeine) & dietary fats often precipitate IBS-like complaints. About a third of IBS patients tolerate poorly dietary fiber sources. How your fish is prepared may be more important from the perspective of symptoms than that it is fish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GALLBLADDER?: Common is common. Usually, "spicy" foods are also greasy. Upper abdominal pain and flatulence are two classic symptoms of gallbladder dysfunction, and are made more severe with fatty food intake. Discuss this with your doctor. In the meantime, i suggest a lower fat diet to see if your symptoms lessen. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi every time i drink alcohol with food or eat before going to sleep seems like i stop digesting , rotten smell when burping then need to vomit?
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