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I have persistant burping, even before I eat, i.e. first thing

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I have persistant burping, even before I eat, i.e. first thing in the morning and throughout the day
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
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Hi there, This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Dr Basu :

Burping suggests gas formation in the stomach.

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Undigested food can cause this commonly.

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Also gas producing food another cause.

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Please chew your food well.

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Also habitual air swallowing can cause frequent burping.

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Please avoid chocolate, high fat food, and mint as they cause more burping.

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Coffee, alcohol also should be avoided.

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High fiber diet --fruits, vegetables, lean meat are ok.

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Also avoid any carbonated drinks like sodas.

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YOu can try Simethicone tablets before meals to hep with the gas problem.

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Also digestive enzyme supplements help with the digestion process

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A probiotic daily also will help reduce gas formation.

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There is a prescription medication called Baclofen that can be used to relieve your symptoms.

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Baclofen is taken 10 mg 2-3 times daily.

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Best wishes,

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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
Dr Basu : Hi there, This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Dr Basu : Burping suggests gas formation in the stomach.
Dr Basu : Undigested food can cause this commonly.
Dr Basu : Also gas producing food another cause.
Dr Basu : Please chew your food well.
Dr Basu : Also habitual air swallowing can cause frequent burping.
Dr Basu : Please avoid chocolate, high fat food, and mint as they cause more burping.
Dr Basu : Coffee, alcohol also should be avoided.
Dr Basu : High fiber diet --fruits, vegetables, lean meat are ok.
Dr Basu : Also avoid any carbonated drinks like sodas.
Dr Basu : YOu can try Simethicone tablets before meals to hep with the gas problem.
Dr Basu : Also digestive enzyme supplements help with the digestion process
Dr Basu : A probiotic daily also will help reduce gas formation.
Dr Basu : There is a prescription medication called Baclofen that can be used to relieve your symptoms.
Dr Basu : Baclofen is taken 10 mg 2-3 times daily.
Dr Basu : Best wishes,
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Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi. I'm a different expert and I have something else to say here. You need to find out what's causing your problem and it could be gastric reflux, peptic ulcer disorder, perhaps a gall bladder problem, and, less likely but in the mix, gastroparesis--poor stomach emptying. You need to have a full evaluation of this with upper endoscopy, a screen for H pylori, a ct of the abdomen, and perhaps a gastric emptying study