Oops… There Goes Another Burp!

Oops…
There Goes Another Burp!

BurpGastroenterologist Dr Andrea Rajnakova from Mount Elizabeth Hospital sheds lights on what causes burping or the sour taste in your mouth which many of us experience occasionally.

Have you ever had the embarrassment of burping in the presence of others? Or, do you occasionally get a sour taste in your mouth or feel a burning sensation in your throat or chest?

According to Dr Andrea Rajnakova, these are some of the symptoms of reflux which happens when the acid in your stomach backs up into your throat and mouth. This constant backwash of acid can irritate the lining of your oesophagus, causing it to become inflamed. The oesophagus is the tube that connects your throat to your stomach. Continue reading Oops… There Goes Another Burp!