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Why do I burp all the time after having bariatric gastric sleeve surgery?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
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In brief: Swallowed air.

Most belching is due to swallowed air. People with acid reflux and heartburn swallow much more often to clear the acid in esophagus.
With a sleeve, you might still have reflux. Should be on acid suppressing med (prilosec) and give it time. Usually gets better after few months.

In brief: Swallowed air.

Most belching is due to swallowed air. People with acid reflux and heartburn swallow much more often to clear the acid in esophagus.
With a sleeve, you might still have reflux. Should be on acid suppressing med (prilosec) and give it time. Usually gets better after few months.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Small stomach

Burping is expulsion of air that we swallow during swallowing with or without food .
After the surgical procedure stomach capacity has decreased so there is very little storage room for air.Consequently more frequent burping since surgery.

In brief: Small stomach

Burping is expulsion of air that we swallow during swallowing with or without food .
After the surgical procedure stomach capacity has decreased so there is very little storage room for air.Consequently more frequent burping since surgery.
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
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