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Inability to burp?

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Is it possible to be unable to burp? All my life i have never really burped. Basically, i just make a weird awhhh noise 1000 times. That is the closes i have been able to burp.
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replied December 25th, 2011
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

Burping (also known as belching, ructus, or eructation) involves the release of gas from the digestive tract (mainly esophagus and stomach) through the mouth.

In most parts of the world, especially in formal situations, audible burping is considered impolite.

Gas is typically swallowed when eating or drinking and subsequently expelled during burping.

Almost all normal individuals, are able to burp with no issues. In case if you feel abnormal, you might consult with a doctor for a examination and seek proper counselling and advice.



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replied February 2nd, 2012
There's another thread on this same site with several individuals sharing a similar problem. There are words of encouragement (NO, you're NOT crazy and you're NOT alone), as well as a little helpful advice. Please come look...

http://ehealthforum.com/health/inability-t o-burp-t209796.html
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