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By the way, doctor: What can I do about excessive belching and feeling full?
Q. I belch a lot and get a feeling of fullness in the upper abdomen. Is excessive belching a common condition? What are the causes and cures? I would prefer natural remedies.
A. Belching and feeling full are normal, everyday experiences. So, what makes them "excessive"? There's no precise definition. But if you start belching or feeling full more often than you have in the past, or if belching and fullness are causing you distress and discomfort, then I'd consider that excessive belching and a problem that you should try to solve.
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