Belching , burping reasons
Encyclopedia Symptoms / / May 26, 2016
Alternative title: gases in the stomach.
Belching is the result of the sharp air outlet from the stomach.When belching man produces a characteristic, typical, unpleasant sound.
Belching is most often - a normal process in the body.The goal is the release belching of air from the stomach.Each time a person swallows food or liquid, it simultaneously and swallows air.
When the air accumulated in the upper part of the stomach, the stomach is stretched which causes relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter.This avoids the ingress of air into the esophagus and oral cavity.
Excessive or repeated belching may be caused by aerophagia - increased unconscious swallowing air while eating.
Depending on the cause, belching may vary in duration and intensity.Symptoms such as nausea, indigestion, and heartburn may not be associated with regurgitation.
- pressure caused by the unconscious swallowing of air;
- gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) - a chronic relapsing disease caused by th
patient can get help, lying on its side, or pressing the knee to the chest, while gas will not go away.
Avoid chewing gum on an empty stomach (after eating a can), fast food and gas-containing foods and beverages.
Belching is usually a minor symptom.However, you need to call your doctor if burping - persistent and groundless, or if there are other symptoms.
attending physician during the inspection can ask questions about the patient's history and its symptoms, including the following:
- when it happened for the first time;
- whether there is a pattern in belching.For example, this occurs when the patient is nervous or after eating certain foods or they drink;
- What other symptoms are present in the patient.
Diagnostic tests will depend on the results of a physical examination, and other signs or symptoms of a patient with a belch.