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Diseases » Burping » Glossary
 

Glossary for Burping

  • Belching: The release of gas from the digestive tract through the mouth.
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Eructation: The passing of wind through the mouth from the stomach
  • GAS: Excessive flatulence or belching from gas over-production.
  • Gastroparesis: Slow stomach emptying from stomach nerve damage
  • Head Conditions: Conditions that affect the head
  • Mouth conditions: Any condition that affects the mouth
  • Osler-Vaquez disease: An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased red blood cell count.
  • Polycythemia rubra: An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased production of red blood cells by the bone marrow. The production of platelets and white blood cells may also be increased.
  • Pyrosis: A condition which is characterized by chest pain and a burning like sensation after the consumption of food
  • Schatzki ring: Ring-like constriction of the lower part of the esophagus which can cause swallowing problems.
  • Stomach cancer: Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs
  • Stomach cancer, familial: Cancer of the stomach that tends to run in families.
  • Vaquez disease: An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased red blood cell count.

 

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