Burn in the Gullet

Burn in the Gullet

Stomach acids flowing back into the oesophagus is a condition that can be resolved.

Burn in the gullet is the most typical symptom of reflux, which is an irritation of the oesophagus (gullet) by the acid that comes up from the stomach. This irritation causes troublesome symptoms
and may result in complications. It happens because the junction between the gullet and the stomach does not function normally. Continue reading Burn in the Gullet

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!