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Causes Of Hypoactive Bowel Sounds
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Hello,,,my bowel sound it to much specially after eating and continue to hear it 2h later and its very annoying what could be the cause?
Diet...?: It could be relate to what you are eating. Consider taking probiotics of 50 billion cfu or more of a broad mix of various bacterial strains. Drink plenty of water. Consult with a Nutritionist and a Functional Medicine specialist. Also consider an exam by a Gastroenterologist or Internal Medicine specialist. ...Read more
If you don't eat many solids and eat a lot of liquid meal replacement does that cause excessive bowel gurgling sounds? Also if you don't eat much?
Do loud bowel sounds mean I'm going to vomit? I always get sounds throughout torso and they worry me because I fear vomiting. What causes them?
Gurgling: These sounds are more likely coming from the small intestines rather than the stomach and should have no relationship to vomiting. Hyperactive intestinal motility can be caused by various factors such as caffeine or nicotine use, hunger, certain foods and their temperature,medications or supplements. Unless you're having cramping discomfort, the gurgling is harmless.. ...Read more
Whenever my bowel movements are moving thru my intestines, I can feel it and its excriciatingly painful. As weird as this may sound, It feels like i swallowed a triangle and its just scraping my intestines on the way down. It often causes me to vomit as
BetterThanAPentagon: I've never imagined swallowing a triangle but I must tell you, it sounds very uncomfortable.First,consider what you eat.Could you be sensitive to some kinds of food? Like dairy, beans,or broccoli? If that's not the case and you haven't traveled outside the country lately, you should see a doctor for an evaluation.In the meantime try small doses of Imodium (loperamide).It's for diarrhea but can help with cramps ...Read more
Can D.fragilis cause nausea, burping, acid reflux and loud bowel sounds, random vague pain, food intolerances and general stomach upset/discomfort?
YES...: But so can other factors. All these symptoms sound very bothersome and I believe quite treatable. Please feel free to schedule an appointment for a more in depth assessment and adequate therapy. Take care! ...Read more
Grrr sounds and gas in sigmoid colon. Burning bowel movements. Minute scale of blood in stool. Can c.diff cause these? Any other conditions?
Living LIfe: I do not understand the question. Your body is still living when you are sleeping. I do not see any medical condition or health concerns in your question. Am i missing something? ...Read more
Having pain when I push in lower right abdomen, makes a sound of a gas held in. Pain radiates to my left and left rib.Possible cause?
Gas moving around : This could be guess moving around. You push it on the right side and it goes through your intestines to the left side to the splenic lecture and can cause what we call the splenic flexure syndrome. Your physician can evaluate you and see if this is what is happening.The spleen is in the left side of your abdomen which is why we call this the splenic lecture. The splenic flexure is where the large ...Read more
Bowel bacteria: For one, stomach bloating can come from the gases the bacteria in your bowel create. This may be specially when your "good" and "not so good" bowel bacteria are not in balance. If you have too many, the more gas they will produce. You might look for a good probiotic to help normalize this gut bacteria balance. Also, there may be certain foods you don't tolerate well; those can cause gas also. ...Read more
My ultra sound showed fluid in lower uterus or abdomen, possibly localized blood. What does this mean and what could be the cause?
Free fluid in abdom: It is not uncommon to have fluid in the abdomen on ultrasound or advance imaging such as CT scans often referred to by radiologists as 'free fluid'. This can be entirely benign or can be indication of a disease process depending on the symptoms associated. Ruptured ovarian cysts, bleeding from endometriosis, retrograde menstruation, ascites, heart failure, cancer etc can cause fluid in the abdomen ...Read more
My child often has reduced breath sounds (mid, lower), with pain& bloated abdomen. Clear cxr. Besides asthma, what could cause be? Min. Change albuter
Look at diet: Bloating makes me think that perhaps there are some food intolerances....If this child is older than one...Consider adding probiotics (like culturelle) and removing dairy and gluten form the diet. You may want to discuss this further with your doctor. I also suggest a chinese medicine evaluation as I have great success with this in my patients. ...Read more
I have to much bowel sounds what does that mean ? it has been like this for a 2-3 years? and what is good to do to reduce the sound ? thanks
Excess gas: In a young person, lactose intolerance and gluten sensitivity are the key possibilities. In an older person, abnormal amounts of bacteria in the small intestine need to be considered. Erratic eating and air swallowing in people who are stressed and anxious is also a possibility ...Read more
Many possibilities: not sure if this is recent or established.there is a condition called Irritable Bowel Syndrome that can cause diarrhea or constipation or both with cramps. It is worth a trip to doctor. Might be simple constipation and simple dietary changes could help. Good luck. Keep me posted. ...Read more