sulfur burps how to get rid of

sulfur burps how to get rid of

what are sulfur burps how to get rid of them?

  • Before understanding sulfur burps how to get rid of them you have to know about H2S gas. Hydrogen sulfide is the main key factor for Sulphur burps. Food containing sulfur and proteins is the main key role that causes sulfur burps.

For understanding sulfur burps, first of all, you understand…

What is a burp?

  • When excessive air is accumulated in your stomach then this air is released through the mouth with a typical sound and this is called a burp or belching.
  • Burping condition is very unpleasant and awkward especially when you are present in a social gathering.

Causes …

1. Foods that cause sulfur burps…

  • H2S or hydrogen sulfide or protein-containing foods are the main cause of sulfur burping. Sulfur burps produce the smell of rotten eggs that is very unpleasant sometimes like poop.

When anybody eats foods that contain Sulphur or high content of proteins and when this food reaches in the abdomen.

  • The abdominal bacteria break down the food and after that sulfur gas is released and due to this gas, the smell of rotten eggs erupted. And it is a very unpleasant smell. For the treatment of sulfur burps how to get rid of them must read the article.

What foods can cause sulfur burps?

Beer and high protein content foods are the main responsible for Sulphur burping. This also causes flatulence in the belly. Some more foods like

  • Broccoli
    sulfur burps how to get rid of
  • Brussels sprouts
  • whole grains
  • dairy products
  • Cauliflower
  • Garlic
  • Beer
  • Cabbage etc
  • Whey proteins
  • Onions
  • Ginger

2. Digestion-related diseases…

Some people are already suffering from digestive issues like…

  • Acid peptic disorder
  • GERD(gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Gastritis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome 
  • Any kind of digestive issues like lactose intolerance.
  • Constipation

Also produce a lot of gas in their belly and also in the stomach and due to this a lot of burps occurs.

3. Infections also cause sulfur burps…

Some infections in the stomach like…

It also causes a lot of other problems like heartburn and flatulence and bloating, indigestion, and sometimes causes Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhoea.

4. Some health conditions also cause sulfur burps…

Sulfur burps also occur in some other conditions like…

  • Food poisoning
  • Due to stress and anxiety
  • Pregnancy
  • A lot of prescription drugs also cause this problem.
  • Diabetes also aggravates sulfur burps.
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Upsetting of gut flora by consuming a lot of antibiotics.

What are belching(burping), Flatulence, and bloating?

  • While knowing sulfur burps you should know about these things.I am going to talk about belching(BURPING) bloating and flatulence and we’re going to talk about what causes belching.
  • what are the most common reasons why you can have bloating why you can have flatulence and what can you do about it.
  • There are so many people who have these problems one or the other and they are suffering from these issues because of either their diet or their lifestyle issues.
  • And small things which you can actually do which can actually relieve you from all these kinds of issues and which can save you from a lot of social embarrassment.
  • So we discuss all these things while their causes and what you can do about these things. So, first of all, is belching or burping. Belching is also called burping.

What are the other reasons for belching, flatulence, and bloating?

  1. It is basically caused by swallowing and swallowing air while eating, and there is a lot of air collected inside your stomach.
  2. Collected air inside the stomach not in the intestine, if there is a lot of air inside the stomach it comes out with the sound.
  3. Air is collected in the stomach because of eating or drinking too fast.
  4. Don’t chew your food completely and due to this a lot of chances of air swallowing.
  5. If you have a poorly fitted denture and if you take a lot of carbonated beverages like coca-cola, Pepsi, etc, whatever you drink.
  6. If you eat a lot of chewing gum or by sucking hard Candy that also sometimes you can take air inside solo air.
  7. Many times there is stress, tension,  nervousness and due to emotional hunger, people eat a lot, and because of this people excessively swallow air.
  8.  If you have a postnasal drip nasal rhinitis that means if you have a nasal allergy and because of which there is a dripping fluid or mucus behind from the nose into the throat.
  9. Many times there is a lot of abdominal discomforts and people try to force the blenching. These are all the causes of belching or burping.

How to prevent this burping?

  • First of all, you must avoid carbonated beverages no Pepsi no Coke no Chewing gum, no hard candies sometimes what can help is simethicone-containing syrups.
  • Syrup containing simethicone can help so that what’s you can do to prevent the burping, nothing else nothing major needs to be done sometimes antacids can be taken. Also, any over-the-counter antacid syrups, antacid tablets, capsules can be taken.

Then second thing bloating, abdominal bloating discomfort sometimes you feel there is a lot of fullness and distension in the abdomen.

  • This happens because the intestine is getting filled with air and mostly this is because of intestinal sensitivity to certain food products. Sometimes it can be a symptom of Irritable bowel syndrome(IBS).
  • So what are these food products which are more likely to cause abdominal bloating and more likely that many people are having increased intestinal sensitivity to these food products? 

Which products are the main cause of Bloating?

  • First is broccoli, cabbage, carbonated drinks, cauliflower showing gums, and hard candies.
  • These are the things that can have an abdominal bloating effect because of the sensitivity of the intestine.
  • So what can you do you should avoid all these things if you have that problem.

What are the other reasons for abdominal distension or bloating?

  • It can also be because of weak abdominal muscles. if your abdominal muscles are very weak, what will happen?
  • In the morning you will feel comfortable you will feel you are thin but as the day progressed, you will feel that you are getting fat your belly is coming out.
  • Then if you lie down you feel better. If this is happening what you need to do is you need to try and tighten your abdominal muscles by pulling these muscles upward towards the stomach several times during the day.
  • You can also do sit-ups. Sit-ups exercises help you a lot and you wear an abdominal supportive garment.
  • That’s all you can do for abdominal flatulence, discomfort. and obviously, you can try antacids for them.

What is Flatulence?

  • It is the process of passing gas through the anus and this gas is created through the bacterial action in the intestine. It is passed directly through the anus but keeps in mind that ten to eighteen passages per day is normal.
  • Primarily the gases are harmless and sometimes odorless. Noticeable smells or bad smells are trace gases, which are related to food intake depending upon the food which you are taking. 
  • There is nothing much which you can do about flatulence but yes there are some food substances which are more likely to cause such kind of gas and you can avoid them.

                                *What is lactose intolerance?

  • First is milk and dairy products or medicines that contain lactose (lactose a type of sugar present in milk).
  • What happens if your body doesn’t produce the enzyme lactase to breakdown lactose then you will have a lot of gas production inside your intestine.
  • In this process, lactic acid is produced in the intestine that causes diarrhea in many infants. Doctors advise them to replace their milk with lactose-free synthetic milk. This condition is called lactose intolerance. 
  • The lactose will not get digested in the upper intestine and in the lower intestine, it will get digested by the bacterias.
  • So you’ll have a lot of flatulence.
  • So milk and dairy products are one of the most important reasons, we can try avoiding them and see your flatulence decrease.
  • Second, are certain vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage also causes flatulence and some starchy foods like wheat, oats, corn, and potatoes also cause flatulence.
  • Sometimes these also cause a lot of gas, so in this case, Rice is a good substitute for these starches.
  • If flatulence is a big concern for you then you need to consult with a doctor.
  • The doctor determines if you are actually lactose intolerant or not.
  • That is an important thing which you can do and obviously, you can identify the offending foods and reduce or eliminate these gas-forming foods from your diet.
  • These will definitely solve your issue. So these are my tips for you for flatulence belching(BURPING) and bloating. I hope you understood my points. 

Treatment of sulfur burps…

  • First of all, you should avoid triggering foods like high protein foods like chicken, mutton, red meat, or excessive quantity of whey protein, etc.
  • You should also avoid the excessive quantity of foods like onions, garlic, peas, cabbage, sweet potatoes, asparagus, soy products, broccoli, etc.
  • Also avoid canned foods, high quantity of eggs and dairy products, etc.
  • Also, avoid more quantity of caffeinated beverages also avoids soft drinks like coke Pepsi, etc.
  • You should avoid food that has a high quantity of sugar like sweets etc.
  • Must avoid fried foods like pakoras(fritters) in heavy quantity.

More water…

sulfur burps how to get rid of
water to avoid sulfur burping
  • You should drink more and more water because it helps in the digestion of proteins and also eliminates toxins from the body.
  • You must drink a glass of water 15 to 30 minutes before a meal. It will definitely help in the digestion of sulfur-containing food. So use it wisely for sulfur burps how to get rid of them.

Low alcohol…

  • You must limit your daily alcohol intake. It is because alcohol is very acidic in nature.
    sulfur burps how to get rid of
  • In high quantity, it causes GERD(gastroesophageal reflux disorder) and also produces a lot of acid in the stomach. Due to this a lot of problems like burping, heartburn, bloating, flatulence occurs.

Herbal tea…

  • You should use herbal or green tea to detoxify your internal system. It has also a lot of other benefits because it contains a lot of antioxidants and essential micronutrients.
    sulfur burps how to get rid of
    sulfur burps how to get rid of
  • PEPPERMINT TEA is also one of the best options for sulfur burps how to get rid of them. It also relieves bad breath(HALITOSIS).
  • CHAMOMILE TEA is also helped for sulfur burps how to get rid of them. It also increases your immunity and also detoxes your system. You can purchase it online.

More fiber foods…

  • Must use high fiber foods like cucumber, psyllium husk(isabgol) for your digestion improvement. high fiber foods also relieve constipation. Constipation is the main cause of abdominal gas and bloating.
  • Constipation also causes a lot of other major problems like Piles in human beings so must take it seriously.

Honey and lemon tea concoction empty stomach in the morning also helps in sulfur burps.

sulfur burps how to get rid of
sulfur burps how to get rid of

Half a spoon of Baking Soda in half glass of water also helps to relieve sulfur burps. Pregnant women must consult with their doctor before taking it.


  • It is also a very effective medicine to treat sulfur burps. It works by binding with h2s hydrogen sulfide and relieve sulfur burps. This medicine is indicated for persons whose age is more than 12 years.
  • It causes mild blackness of the tongue for prolonged use but it is harmless. You should consult with your doctor before taking this. This is due to the Bismuth ingredient present in Pepto-Bismol. You should use this medicine for sulfur burps how to get rid of them.

Apple cider vinegar…

  • This is also used in so many digestion-related problems without any scientific backup.
    sulfur burps how to get rid of
    sulfur burps how to get rid of
  • It is believed that acetic acid present in apple cider vinegar inhibits the growth of many harmful gut bacterias. Apple cider vinegar also uses in weight loss and it really helps in weight loss. But there is no scientific research behind this.

Is omeprazole is good for burping?

  • Omeprazole inhibits the acid secretion in the stomach and helps to relieve acidity as well as burping. You can also use this drug for a longer time after consulting with your doctor.
  • Simethicone, Activated dimethicone, also has a great role to relieve sulfur burps.
  • Pantoprazole, Rabeprazole, Lansoprazole also have good results but you should consult with your doctor before taking them.

Manuka honey…

It is a special type of honey and is very useful in digestive disorders like IBS(irritable bowel syndrome), indigestion, etc. It kills so many types of harmful gut bacteria like e.coli, salmonella Typhimurium, s.aureus, etc. you can use it for sulfur burps how to get rid of them. Manuka honey comes from the tea tree family.

Avoid foods having high sugar…

sulfur burps how to get rid of
avoid excessive sugar in burping
  • For sulfur burps how to get rid of them, you should avoid high content sugar foods like sweets, etc. It is because the gut bacteria produce more hydrogen sulfide gas by feeding sugar. Must use it but in low quantity.

Eating slowly…

  • You should eat your food in a relaxing condition because when you eat too fast a lot of air enters the stomach that causes burping and gas also. So eat slowly definitely helps you in this condition.

Do light exercise after eating…

sulfur burps how to get rid of
mild exercise to relieve burping

Must-do light exercise like walking after eating your food, because it helps to digest the food properly and also helps in relieving gas from the intestine.


  • Burping or sulfur burping, bloating, flatulence are mild problems in our body. You can manage them at home with simple antacid medicines or by using home remedies.
  • Most of the time you don’t need to worry. You just change your food habits as I mentioned above. But in some conditions, you must need medical attention if you have some associated conditions with burping, bloating, etc.

When you need medical attention?

If these conditions are running with burping, bloating then you must consult with your doctor…

  1. Vomiting
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Acute gastric pain
  4. Acute distension of your abdomen(belly)
  5. If you are suffering from liver diseases like Hepatitis C or B or any other liver problem.
  6. Acute chest pain
  7. Fever
  8. Weight loss
  9. Blackening of stool
  10. Acute pain in the belly region
  11. Acute or chronic problems of the pancreas.

Does gallbladder problem cause burping?

  • Symptoms like bloating, belching, flatulence, abdomen discomforts are not specifically related to gall bladder problems like gall bladder stones. Symptoms may persist after the removal of the gall bladder so it may probably be associated with the gall bladder.

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written by dr Vishal Goyal BAMS MD(AM)


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  • The content in this article is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always take medical advice for any questions regarding a medical condition. Do not attempt to treat yourself, your child, or anyone else without proper medical supervision.

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