Gas, burping, or bloating is common after you swallow air, eat foods
that cause gas, or drink carbonated beverages. This is normal and usually can
be prevented by making some simple changes.
The amount of gas that different foods cause varies from person to
person. Examples of gas-producing foods are:
Gas, burping, or bloating after eating or drinking also may be caused
by an inability to:
Your doctor can check your symptoms to find out what is causing them
and recommend treatment. Treatment may include changes in your diet, medicine
to replace digestive enzymes and help reduce symptoms, and nutritional
supplements such as iron.
July 12, 2011
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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