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Doctor insights on: Constant Growling Stomach Causes

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What do you advise if i had which were growling stomach and excessive flatulence. What could've caused this?

What do you advise if i had which were growling stomach and excessive flatulence. What could've caused this?

Good question but...: feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks), a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. Time for evaluation? ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Constant feeling of stomach growling/stomach aching in upper mid section of stomach that radiates to posterior. Not hungry, gets sorta better w/food?

Constant feeling of stomach growling/stomach aching in upper mid section of stomach that radiates to posterior. Not hungry, gets sorta better w/food?

Gastritis?: Your symptoms and their improvement with food suggest inflammation in your stomach or possibly a peptic ulcer. You need to see a doctor. Meanwhile, see if your symptoms improve with use of an antacid like Maalox or an acid suppressor like OTC Zantac (ranitidine). ...Read more

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Growling stomach and not hungry, what to do?

Growling stomach and not hungry, what to do?

Without more info...: ...its hard to say, but there are a variety of intestinal noises that are considered highly specific for pending obstruction, hypermotility, etc. Only examination can determine the significance of your stomach sounds. ...Read more

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Low left abdominal pain for past 4 days. It's decreases with changing position but still there. I feel kind of growling stomach at this point also.

Low left abdominal pain for past 4 days. It's decreases with changing position but still there. I feel kind of growling stomach at this point also.

Abdominal pain: Any change in diet, stress, stool, injury, never before, much gas passed, antiacids for growling stomach, new job/college since high school? No fever, nausea, vomit...before could suggest answer or see your doc soon. ...Read more

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Sometimes yellow feces, not feeling full after large meals, growling stomach a lot faster after meals. ?

Sometimes yellow feces, not feeling full  after large meals, growling stomach a lot faster after meals.
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Yellow feces growlin: hello ! I am unsure what is bothering you. Neither symptoms are cause for concern. Dont feed a growling stomach if you are not hungry. Or if you have eaten a lot, it may explain the growling (audible mixing sounds).. If your stool is formed, less cause for concern...thanks ...Read more

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Symptoms of a parasite? I'm nauseas and growling stomach especially after eating, shaking, weakness, headache, stool light brown/green. Nuts in stool.

See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this over the internet. Write down a complete list of your symptoms and the time frame in which they occurred, then go and see a pcp and be examined, tested and perhaps undergo imaging or procedures to get to the root of this. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Ate sardine woke up fast HR, sick, growling stomach, loose black stool, right stomach pain worse when breath in or press it, felt I was going to puke?

Ate sardine woke up fast HR, sick, growling stomach, loose black stool, right stomach pain worse when breath in or press it, felt I was going to puke?

Bad fish.: Sounds like you may have gotten sick from the sardine, or something else you ate with it. Those symptoms are typical of food-borne illness - gastroenteritis. Could last a few days. Nothing specific to do treatment-wise save drink lots of fluids to keep yourself hydrated. ...Read more

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Yellow/brown mucus in stool constipation burping food back up severe bloating borborygmi lots of excess wind constant abdomen tenderness have anxiety ?

Yellow/brown mucus in stool constipation burping food back up severe bloating borborygmi lots of excess wind constant abdomen tenderness have anxiety ?

?infection: Your symptoms, especially if they started fairly suddenly may be a sign of an infection. Anxiety can certainly cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but it should not cause mucous in the the stool. ...Read more

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I've had noisy stomach for 2months, sounds like hunger or liquid. I went to GI and was told it's borborygmi. No stomach pain . Can this be true?

Symptom: Borborygmi is the symptom or sound the stomach makes when it is active. It can be a "normal" symptom for some people, but it sounds like this is new for you. Without other symptoms it is difficult to say if this is a problem or not. ...Read more

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Very loud borborygmi 24/7, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, pressure, nasea, lack of appetite. Taking prozac, (fluoxetine) concerta, and a stool softener.Help?

Very loud borborygmi 24/7, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, pressure, nasea, lack of appetite. Taking prozac, (fluoxetine) concerta, and a stool softener.Help?

Adverse reaction?: If these symptoms started soon after starting this combination of medicines, it could be an adverse reaction from the med combo itself. But talk to your prescriber before stopping anything. ...Read more

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I got growling/hunger pain in stomach, somtimes, just a few hrs after eating, constant upper discomfort, and bloating when when full. What could cause?

I got growling/hunger pain in stomach, somtimes, just a few hrs after eating, constant upper discomfort, and bloating when when full. What could cause?

A few things: Including gastritis/ulcers (acid produced when food is ingested); a mass close to stomach (vs lower, in colon); gallstones; intermittent/partial or early intestinal obstruction; pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas, which secretes protein-eating enzymes). Try eating smaller more frequent meals, and see your doctor. May need a gastroenterologist for a scope (egd=esophagoduodenoscopy). ...Read more

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Could it be bad that i ignore my stomach when it growling at me cause im hungry?

Could it be bad that i ignore my stomach when it growling at me cause im hungry?

Without more info...: ...its hard to say, but there are a variety of intestinal noises that are considered highly specific for pending obstruction, hypermotility, etc. Only examination can determine the significance of your stomach sounds, or if indeed it occurs truly because you're hungry. ...Read more

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Can having to much acid in the stomach cause your stomach to growl?

Can having to much acid in the stomach cause your stomach to growl?

Hard to tell: Stomachs can "growl" regardless of the amount of acid in the stomach. If there are new symptoms such as reflux of stomach contents up the esophagus, stomach pains, too much "growling", getting abdominal bloating, changes in stool (too constipated or too loose), one's primary care doctor can evaluate to be sure there is not a medical problem going on. ...Read more

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My stomach has been growling all day and feeling like a wave pool what causes this?

My stomach has been growling all day and feeling like a wave pool what causes this?

See your doctor: You may be having problems with your diet. Being on Phentermine may decrease your appetite but you may not be eating properly when on a reduced calorie diet. You listed chocolate under one of your conditions and I am unsure if you eat too much of it or not. Pcod can also cause abdominal discomfort. Anxiety can also cause nervous stomach which may be one of your problems as well. ...Read more

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Why is it today my stomach has been growling like crazy n i pass gass like a 100 times what could cause this?

Why is it today my stomach has been growling like crazy n i pass gass like a 100 times what could cause this?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for your symptoms--including diet, stress, associated medical illnesses.
You should keep a log of your symptoms, what you have eaten, whether you were stressed, and what you have done to improve your symptoms. You should present this log to your doctor to help understand your process.
Feel better. ...Read more

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Hey . I have problems with stomach growling every day. Sometimes with belching too . What could be cause of this?

Poor digestion: As we age we do not make enough hydrochloric acid with each cooked meal take betaine hcl will help with digestion <150 pounds need 1gm > 150 pounds need 2gm and above. People with chronic infection like lyme need very high dose (upwards of 40grams need special testing). ...Read more

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My stomach growls obnoxiously loud, often during class or other silent activities, even when i eat a full meal. What causes this?

My stomach growls obnoxiously loud, often during class or other silent activities, even when i eat a full meal. What causes this?

Many possible causes: You might be eating foods that give off gas when digested, or that you are allergic to. Another possibility could be yeast in the digestive tract. Some solutions: beano or simethicone can reduce gassy foods. Fresh garlic inhibits yeast in the gut. Pay attention to which foods might be causing this more often and try eliminating them from your diet for awhile to see if it changes. ...Read more

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Stomach growling although i'm not hungry. What can cause this?

Stomach growling although i'm not hungry. What can cause this?

Normal function: Is there is not an eating disorder present this is normal. The stomach and bowels are always working and sometimes are noisy - if this is the only issue then not likely a problem. The workings of the stomach and bowel are automatic and cyclic. ...Read more

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Woken up feeling off with stomach growl. It's constant and slight swelling. Couldn't be sick but don't feel right. Hard time falling asleep ?

Woken up feeling off with stomach growl. It's constant and slight swelling. Couldn't be sick but don't feel right.  Hard time falling asleep  ?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com The SX wax and wane. ...Read more

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Hi.For the past week experiencing stomach growling,slight bloating.Recently felt sharp pains in right abdomen,which come and go,what can cause it?

Right abdominal: Discomfort arising in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen is seen in gall bladder disorders or liver inflammation. Discomfort in the right lower abdomen occurs in appendicitis or right ovarian/pelvic disorders. Your symptoms may be caused by irritable bowel syndrome or lactose intolerance. Consult your physician or a gastroenterologist if symptoms persist. ...Read more