I have recently started treatment for a b12 deficiency and am currently receiving loading doses. I have also had bad problems with digestion for a while that manifests as bloating, frequent burping that feels suppressed, constipation and sometimes regurgitating when the burping is intense. I don't get heartburn but was originally thought to have acid reflux and was told to go on the no acidic/garlic/chocolate etc foods diet and it didn't work as the problems persisted. Problems instead seem to come from the size of a meal and in particular normal portions of meat. Since eating smaller meals I have some relief and I have reintroduced tomatoes with no problems. I assumed therefore I had low stomach acid as is typically the case with PA and have noticed the last couple of days I have had bloating issues return again after trying to eat more. Earlier today however I tried putting a tablespoon of lemon juice over my meal and it was no different to any other meal at first and it completely resolved the bad bloating that occurred after my breakfast. However in the hours after I got bad burping - not hugely major but worse than I have had for a while and as usual it feels 'suppressed' like I can't burp properly. I have no other symptoms just burping that has left a bad taste in my mouth. I also still burp after eating almost anything but it wasn't as bad as that. Surely if I had a low stomach acid problem the lemon wouldn't cause this? Like I said I have only just started my treatment but I'm struggling to understand what's going on here. Any insight from those who also have/had digestion issues?
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