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Can umbilical hernias cause movement in abdomen?

Can umbilical hernias cause movement in abdomen?

Umbilical hernias : Can be of several sizes.They can either have a piece of fat within it or a piece of small or large bowel.Attimes they can get incarcerated -meaning u can't push em back in-causing symptoms of bowel obstruction.Im not sure if by movement you are referring to the peristaltic activity inside the abdomen.It typically gives the gurgling sounds.Stuff shouldnt be moving around inside the abdomen otherwise. ...Read more

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I find vegetables undigested after bowel bowel movement. also abdomen pains sometimes.

I find vegetables undigested after bowel bowel movement. also abdomen pains sometimes.

Common: The most common type of food to be seen undigested in the stool is actually vegetables. They often are very high in fibers that we do not have enzymes in our digestive system to degrade them with. The fiber could also be causing gas pains. This can be a very normal finding. If you have accompanying frequent diarrhea, unintentional weight loss, or other stool changes, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Great discomfort prebowel movement in abdomen.Laprascopy done 10/13. Diagnosed w endometriosis and pos.3x liver transplant patient.What could this be?

Great discomfort prebowel movement in abdomen.Laprascopy done 10/13. Diagnosed w endometriosis and pos.3x liver transplant patient.What could this be?

See you doctor: After any surgery, there's always the chance of forming adhesions, which can cause cramping and abdominal pain. Endometriosis, in an of itself, of course, can cause severe pain as well. I would definitely discuss with your doctor. I wasn't sure what you meant by pos.3x liver transplant? You've received 3 liver transplants? Rephrase your question re that if you care to. ...Read more

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Mucus in stool stool is yellow movement in abdomen pain all over but mostly upper left abdomen and lower right. What could this be?

Mucus in stool stool is yellow movement in abdomen pain all over but mostly upper left abdomen and lower right. What could this be?

Many things: Denise, your symptoms could be several things from infection with virus or bacteria, food poisoning, inflammatory bowel disease, parasitic infection...the list is extensive. Best to see your healthcare provider for evaluation. Sorry I could not give you a more focused answer but the list is very long of what this could be. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Boyfriends penis was touching my vagina. No missed period, the last one was about a week late. 3 negative tests. Lately i've got movement on abdomen.

Unlikely pregnant. : From what you describe is very unlikely that you have pregnancy. Unless there was ejaculation inside the vagina it would be very uncommon. Psychologically we can imagine many things. Also simply stress may cause irritability in the bowel and thus the symptoms of movement. Finally, check the pregnancy test again and be safe to prevent any future pregnancies until desired. ...Read more

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I've had this movement in my abdomen every now and then. In ways it's disturbing because it feels like my intestines are rolling about inside of me.

I've had this movement in my abdomen every now and then. In ways it's disturbing because it feels like my intestines are rolling about inside of me.

R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. 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/hpylori . you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more

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I feel movement in my abdomen, had 3pregnancy tests done, they all came back negative, but my belly is growing, looks like i'm 6months pregnant.

I feel movement in my abdomen, had 3pregnancy tests done, they all came back negative, but my belly is growing, looks like i'm 6months pregnant.

Urgent Exam: If you have not yet, i would contact and see your doctor soon. You are describing changes which definitely requires a face to face history and examination. No time like the present. ...Read more

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I am 60 yr old female, and often feel a slight movement in my abdomen. Could it just be my colon, or intestines moving? It's always on the left side.

Peristalsis?: It could be simple peristalsis which is your bowel muscle contracting as it pushes intestinal contents along your digestive tract. If you're concerned let your dr. Know and get a good physical exam. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do birth control pills cause movement in your abdomen?

Do birth control pills cause movement in your abdomen?

No: Birth control pills block ovulation only - you should feel no movement in your abdomen as a result of taking the pill. ...Read more

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How long after gall bladder surgery to heal? Been almost two months and I have uncomfortable movement in my abdomen.

How long after gall bladder surgery to heal? Been almost two months and I have uncomfortable movement in my abdomen.

It depends on how-: -the surgery was done, open or laparoscopic . Also what the movement you feel is. Gall bladder disease even after removal does not entail " movements" in the abdomen. Get back into see your surgeon & look for the cause of this feelings. ...Read more

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Feeling fluttering lots of movement in my abdomen. I'm 38, tubes tied for 11 years and have regular periods. What could this be?

Feeling fluttering lots of movement in my abdomen. I'm 38, tubes tied for 11 years and have regular periods. What could this be?

Pregnancy worries?: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular periods, then she is presumed not pregnant. ...Read more