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thanks for your question.
yes, use of straw makes you swallow more air and may cause stomach gas or bloating.
hence avoid using straws.
Eat and drink slowly ---this will cause less air swallowing.
also avoid carbonated beverages like soda--they release gas in the stomach.
Poorly fitting dentures also may make you swallow more air.
so pleae check your dentures
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