A 25-year-old female asked:
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i hear a whooshing sound when i push down down on areas near my navel. what is it? i am 5'1'' , 107lb and am not pregnant. thanks.

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Dr. Mary Denman
24 years experience Gynecology
Likely intestines : You are pushing on your abdominal cavity, inside of which are your intestines. They usually have fluid in them, that may be what you are hearing. If it doesn't sound like a gurgling, you can have your pcp listen with a stethoscope.
Answered on Jun 2, 2013

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