Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Sharon | 2009/10/12

Q.

burps

everytime my 2 year old daughter laughs a lot she burps in between the laughing. It happens every time she laughs. Big burps. Should i be concerned?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I have not come across this before. It may be that when your daughter laughs the muscle at the lower end of her oesophagus [food pipe] relaxes. Did she have a problem with reflux as a baby?It is unlikely that there is any need for concern.

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