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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Intestinal Gas Guide

You have characterized your belching (burping) as episodic and most noticeable after meals. You may also notice belching after bending, lying down, lifting, coughing, or straining.

It is normal for people to have occasional belching. Usually, burping is the result of food choices or eating and breathing habits. The next questions you will encounter explore the small possibility that your burping could be caused by a medical problem.

Have you been losing weight, or do you have persistent diarrhea?

Yes, I have one or both of these symptoms.

No, I do not have these symptoms.

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