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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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When I press my lower abdomen there is a liquidy, bubbling sound is this normal?

When I press my lower abdomen there is a liquidy, bubbling sound is this normal?

Normal: A full stomach and intestines may have a gurgling sound upon pressure. ...Read more

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Have a bubbly feeling in my upper stomach. Had my husband listen and he said it sounds like bubbles popping. It doesn't hurt it's just annoying!

Have a bubbly feeling in my upper stomach. Had my husband listen and he said it sounds like bubbles popping. It doesn't hurt it's just annoying!

Not a disease: You may try an over the counter medication like Gas-X. If that does not work, try changing your diet to see if that makes a difference. It will be by trial and error only. We all have such sounds in our stomachs. ...Read more

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When I push down on my stomach, it feels and sounds like gas bubbles being released. Is this normal?

When I push down on my stomach, it feels and sounds like gas bubbles being released. Is this normal?

Yes: Your stomach can have air in it from swallowed air or air released from foods. That's why you burp sometimes. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Lately my stomach has been making funny sounds im not sure why. I'm not hungry. Its kind of a growling sound or just air bubbles. Why is this?

Lately my stomach has been making funny sounds im not sure why. I'm not hungry. Its kind of a growling sound or just air bubbles. Why is this?

Stomach noises: The noises you hear are a very normal phenomenon called, borborygmi. When your stomach contents are digesting, the bacteria may produce gases. As your intestines contract to move contents along or your stomach is churning your food to aid digestion, you will hear to fluid and gas tumbling through your gut as a "growl." ...Read more

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I feel very nauseus and when I think about it I feel like I need to vomit. My stomach is making bubbly/popping sounds and feels like it is bubbling.

I feel very nauseus and when I think about it I feel like I need to vomit. My stomach is making bubbly/popping sounds and feels like it is bubbling.

Nausea: Nausea can be very annoying. It may be caused by a virus which would go away in a day or so. However, if it continues, then see the Dr. For an exam and diagnosis so you can get treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pain and heaviness in lower left abdominal area with bubbling sound. Sometime loose stool?

Pain and heaviness in lower left abdominal area with bubbling sound. Sometime loose stool?

See PCP: You need to be evaluated by a physician to determine the etiology of these symptoms. If this has been going for longer time you may need to get imaging of the pelvis and abdomen such as ultrasound. Though, it might be something very simple as irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read more

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Pain and heaviness in lower left abdominal side accompanied by bubbling sound. Sometimes loose stool?

Pain and heaviness in lower left abdominal side accompanied by bubbling sound. Sometimes loose stool?

Digestive problem: Stay on liquid, a lot of water, and juices eat soups, and fresh fruits.
apply a heat pad to the abdomen.
eat a lot of fibers.
stay away from any food that have a lot of seeds or nuts.
hydrate well 8-10 bottle of water a day.
walk more.
no better go and see a doctor ...Read more

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I have a weird sensation in my chest behind my left breast. It sounds like a stomach growling. And feels like an air bubble. It lasts about 3 seconds?

Sensation in l chest: You are likely correct. The stomach does ride high. May be reflux GERD avoid smoking alcohol caffeine energy drinks soda and spicy foods. Can try ranitidine /prevecid. Would also consider EKG just to be safe though you are fairly young. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Been feeling bubbles in my stomach but not gas and like a poping sound like something is moving? What is that? And heartburn really bad too?!

Been feeling bubbles in my stomach but not gas and like a poping sound like something is moving? What is that? And heartburn really bad too?!

Maybe Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means a slow-emptying stomach. May be mechanical (obstruction, or the stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility). Of course, there are lots of other possibilities. ...Read more

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I have irregular bowel movements and I get very harsh pain stomach aches which make gurgling sounds which bubble loudly. I feel very nauseous.

I have irregular bowel movements and I get very harsh pain stomach aches which make gurgling sounds which bubble loudly. I feel very nauseous.

GI Issues: Sounds like you may have some constipation, maybe with underlying IBS, (but that is a diagnosis of exclusion). At 17, you should not be dealing with this issue, so hopefully if you get in to se the Dr. They can get you some testing and treatment to help you. Good luck. (In the mean time, try changing your diet to increasing fruits/veggies and fiber). ...Read more

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Why is my stomach continue to make bubbly sounds? I have heartburn as well and I haven't ate much today at all? My hair and skin are drying out!

Why is my stomach continue to make bubbly sounds? I have heartburn as well and I haven't ate much today at all? My hair and skin are drying out!

Interesting...: If this has been going on for a while (weeks to months) then go see your regular doctor, stomach issues, oss of appetite, low energy along with dry hair and skin can be signs of hypothyroidism. If it's just been a 1-2 days, you may just have a stomach virus. ...Read more

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I have popping noise in stomach sounds like gas bubbles bursting I was given medicine for acid reflux but it still makes noise. What could it be. Gas?

I have popping noise in stomach sounds like gas bubbles bursting I was given medicine for acid reflux but it still makes noise. What could it be. Gas?

Yes to gas or...: It could be normal... Avoid long-term use of PPI medications. Consider a 6-week or longer trial of probiotic-containing foods - after you've stopped the acid suppression. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of sour belches and the urg to make a bowel movement? I've had sour belches and severe stomach pain and bubbling sounds.

How do you get rid of sour belches and the urg to make a bowel movement? I've had sour belches and severe stomach pain and bubbling sounds.

Watch your diet: You need to watch what you eat
you are belching what you ate
stay on liquid diet use a heat pad for your abdomen and take pepto-bismuth that will help with the abdominal pain and the belching
eat yogurt and banana and hydrate well
not better see a doctor ...Read more

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I had unprotected sexy 2 weeks ago. And now my vaginal has a metal smell and my stomack feels werid kind of like hunger pains and sounds bubbly?

I had unprotected sexy 2 weeks ago. And now my vaginal has a metal smell and my stomack feels werid kind of like hunger pains and sounds bubbly?

Infection: It's possible you have an infection. There are infections other than those that are sexually transmitted; such as bacterial vaginitis or a yeast infection. ...Read more

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What are the sounds coming from the stomach from?

Think about it: Every time you swallow any food you capture a bit of air in the process. The stomach is a muscular organ that squeezes and churn the food to prepare it for further processing. Any time you put air into a tube and move it around it will trigger gurgling, which is what digestion does. ...Read more

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Why does it mean if I feel bubbles in my stomach?

Gas: Usually implies accumulation and movement of gas in the digestive tract. ...Read more

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What does an ultra sound of the stomach show?

What does an ultra sound of the stomach show?

Abdomen?: An abdominal us is frequently done to check for gallstones, liver size and appearance (including cysts and masses), bile duct size, appearance of the pancreas, aortic aneurysm, kidney size and condition (stones, blockage, tumor, cyst), presence of fluid in abdomen. Sometimes doppler studies will be done to evaluate blood flow to various organs. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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Hear sounds and feel stomach liquidswhen laying down. Acid?

Hear sounds and feel stomach liquidswhen laying down. Acid?

Yes and no.: There is almost always a little acid in the stomach, but the majority of contents is probably just food and liquid. ...Read more

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Why does your stomach make that rumbling sound when your hungry?

Why does your stomach make that rumbling sound when your hungry?

Borborygmi: Borborygmi is a rumbling or gurgling sound caused by the movement of gas in the intestines. This can often occur when there is no food and you are hungry, as sometimes they are called hunger pangs. This is normal. ...Read more

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Which parts of the stomach will the ultra sound show on the tests?

Which parts of the stomach will the ultra sound show on the tests?

Many organs: Abdominal ultrasound shows character of liver parenchyma, fatty or fibrotic; stones or sludge in gall bladder as well as wall thickening; common bile duct diameter for cholangitis or obstructing stone; tecture of pancreas for pancreatitis, enlargement of spleen; dilatation of kidneys or medical renal diseases; configuration of aorta and vena cava: bladder configuration. Tumors are often detected. ...Read more

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Weird bubbling (not burning) sensation in upper left chest/abdomen?

More info: Is it occurring w/ breathing or anytime. Any reflux symptoms? Any breathing issues? Fever? Possibly gastroesophageal reflux, gas, or even lung disease. If any pain associated or breathing issues, I would be seen by your family physician. ...Read more

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I get pains in my stomach and it makes sounds as if its popping, what could this be?

I get pains in my stomach and it makes sounds as if its popping, what could this be?

Stomach pain: Stomach or abdominal pain has many causes. When you see your doctor, they'll ask you lots of questions: is it worse before or after you eat? Are your bowel movements normal? How long? Any nausea? Does eating make it feel better? You really deserve a thorough history and exam to get to the bottom of it. The popping sound can be normal peristalsis moving food through the GI tract. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for the rumbling sounds your stomach makes when you are hungry?

Abdominal sounds…: Are called borborygmi. They occur when peristalsis of the intestines moves solids and liquids around. Now you know. ...Read more

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My left side in between my rib cage and my abdominal hurts and it feel like a bubble, what can this be?

My left side in between my rib cage and my abdominal hurts and it feel like a bubble, what can this be?

Constipation: Most likely backed up gas or stool. If constipation is a regular problem, try some daily psyllium in a glass of water. For transient constipation, you can try a dose of Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). ...Read more