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What does burping in the morning mean i did not even have

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what does burping in the morning mean
i did not even have anything and i started to burp
Dr.S.A.Alam :

Hello, My name is ***** ***** am expert in field of medicine and will try to assist you with your questions.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

When did you started having this problem ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

Do you have any other medical issues ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

Are you taking some medicine ?

Customer:

i sometimes get it

Customer:

last night i took flexal - i have my thyroid removed - it is really scaring me

Dr.S.A.Alam :

Sometimes ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

since when ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

is this problem increasing, same or decreasing ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

Have you seen a doctor for this ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

This problem started after thyroid removal ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

Are you overweight ?

Customer:

10 pounds over weight

Customer:

also had a car accident - some surgery which did not work

Customer:

my mouth is also dry

Dr.S.A.Alam :

Is this burping increasing ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

same or decreasing ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

This problem started after the thyroid surgery ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

Hello ?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

are you there?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

if yes then please reply...

Customer:

could it be gallblader

Dr.S.A.Alam :

do you have gall bladder issue ?

Customer:

i just read something on my ultrasound- does that make you burp or liver'

Dr.S.A.Alam :

There are several causes that can result in burping.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

It can stomach issues like stomach ulcer,

Dr.S.A.Alam :

it can be irrtable gut

Dr.S.A.Alam :

irritable gut.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

it can be gall bladder distension and liver injury

Dr.S.A.Alam :

all can cause burping....

Customer:

what do i do? can constipatioin cause burping

Customer:

sorry i can;t see your answers

Dr.S.A.Alam :

yes it can it causes back pressure, on the gut and causes burping.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

If constipation is the possible cause of burping then you can

Dr.S.A.Alam :

use isphagula husk, metamucil or citrucel to relieve the constipation.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

You can also get medicine like motilium to increase the forward movement of the gut

Dr.S.A.Alam :

which helps to reduce burping.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

In most cases when burping is only in the morning.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

it is due to mouth breathing which causes people to ingest air in the gut

Dr.S.A.Alam :

or taking too fatty diet and cola drinks can increase burping if taken at night.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

you have questions ?

Customer:

should i see a gastrologist

Dr.S.A.Alam :

If there is a known cause like constipation which can be helped with diet modification then you can do it yourself.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

while if there is no such obvious cause then gastroenterologist is best person to visit.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

you have queries ?

Customer:

i though to tell him about the burping and gallbladder issure an liveri

Customer:

a report in my cat scan ultrosund said i may have a enlarged liver

Dr.S.A.Alam :

It can be the cause of your burping because

Dr.S.A.Alam :

liver produces enzymes that help to absorb the food

Dr.S.A.Alam :

if they are not functioning properly then it can cause burping.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

you have questions ?

Customer:

thankyou - but what do i do?

Dr.S.A.Alam :

As you have mentioned constipation so first you should try isphagula husk , metamucil to relieve the constipation

Dr.S.A.Alam :

if it helps your symptoms then no need to worry.

Dr.S.A.Alam :

if you still have symptoms after constipation is relieved then you should see a gastroenterologist as you have mentioned a possible enlarged liver.

Dr.S.A.Alam and other Health Specialists are ready to help you
Thank you, ***** ***** a nice day.