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How can I stop excessive burping? I burp so hard and it

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How can I stop excessive burping? I burp so hard and long it makes my chest sore.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the issue? In general, how has your health been lately?

For years. It kinda comes and goes. sometimes it gives me a short break. I am type 2 diabetic

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I am I n good health at age 86.Copd not real bad and anginia

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago
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Hello and thank you for the question.
I am Dr. Sohaib, a practicing Internal Medicine Consultant and I will do my best to help you today.
Let me review your question for a minute and I will get back to you.

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Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

I need more information regarding your symptoms/question to help you more efficiently.

Did you try to investigate this before by a doctor before? Any kind of tests done , or Endoscopy?

Any treatment taken so far for this?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Endoscopy
Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

Thank you very much for the useful information.

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Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

Did they find any abnormality in stomach?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
gastritis
Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

Excessive burps or gas is usually due to excessive air swallowing, or increased gas production from food particles which are non-absorbed.

You should be treated for gastritis and associated reflux/ulcers (if any). Drugs like omeprazole (Prilosec) are helpful in this condition.

Following measures will be helpful for you at home;

1. Avoidance of carbonated beverages

2. Trial of lactose/sorbitol (which is in diet foods and chewing gum)

3. Reduce/avoid gaseous foods (such as legumes)

4. Also you can try drugs such as simethicone and Beano

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Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

If these measures do not help alone, then you need further evaluation for other gas producing problems like bacterial overgrowth in the intestines ---- which can be detected by breath tests and treated effectively.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
sometimes I wake up in middle of night with shortness of breath and will start burping and after burping several min. the shortness of breath will stop
Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

This is because the excessive gas puts a lot of pressure on the stomach and food pipe and this gives a feeling of heaviness and shortness of breath until the gas passes out.

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Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

For you, gastritis should be treated, along with the life style modifications I have told you.

If still it doesn't help, then its indication to have more investigations done.

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Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
This was no help. my dr. told me same thing. Thanks any way.
Doctor: Dr. Sohaib, Doctor replied 2 months ago

Thank you and Goodluck.

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