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Diseases » Belching » Glossary
 

Glossary for Belching

  • Abdominal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the abdominal region.
  • Acid reflux / heartburn:
  • Belching: The release of gas from the digestive tract through the mouth.
  • Burping: Escape of air from Gastrointestinal tract.
  • Chemical poisoning -- Gasoline: Gasoline is a chemical used as a fuel for combustion engines. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
  • Cholestyramine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cholestyramine (cholesterol-lowering drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cholybar -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cholybar (cholesterol-lowering drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Diabetic Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis is a diabetic complication that occurs from neuropathy of the stomach nerve (called the "vagus nerve"). This causes digestive difficulties as the food starts to move too slowly through the stomach.
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Duodenal conditions: Any condition that affects the duodenum
  • Eructation: The passing of wind through the mouth from the stomach
  • Esophagus diseases: Diseases affecting the esophagus
  • GAS: Excessive flatulence or belching from gas over-production.
  • Gallstones: Stone-like deposits in the gall bladder.
  • Gastritis: Inflammation of the stomach lining
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Repeated reflux of stomach acid into the throat.
  • Gastroparesis: Slow stomach emptying from stomach nerve damage
  • Head Conditions: Conditions that affect the head
  • Heartburn: Pain from stomach acid coming back up the esophagus
  • Helicobacter pylori bacteria: A bacteria that can infect the gastrointestinal system
  • Indigestion: Various eating symptoms of indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Mouth conditions: Any condition that affects the mouth
  • Nocturnal heartburn: Heartburn seen more in the nights affecting sleep.
  • Peptic Ulcer: Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum
  • Peptic ulcer / duodenal ulcer:
  • Questran -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Questran (cholesterol-lowering drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.

 

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