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Doctor insights on: My Stomach Rumbles Alot

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What happens inside your stomach when you have stomach rumble?

What happens inside your stomach when you have stomach rumble?

Peristalsis: The stomach and intestines are always moving in a rhythmic process called peristalsis. These structures are literally squeezing and pushing contents forward. Inside the bowels is air that we swallow while eating and drinking. When the bowel squeezes air forward it makes the noise that you hear as a rumble. In medical terms, this is call borborygmi. Probably one of the most fun words in medicine. ...Read more

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What causes the stomach to rumble during a Crohn's flare up?

What causes the stomach to rumble during a Crohn's flare up?

Various possibility: The medical term for "stomach rumbling" or intestinal noises is borborygmi. The contractions of the bowels containing fluid and air can produce audible sounds and vibratory sensations in the abdomen. This may be more intense when the bowel is inflamed and/or obstructed or partially obstructed. ...Read more

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Stomach makes a growling/rumble noise when I poke it in and out. Goes away when I eat. Is this bad?

Stomach makes a growling/rumble noise when I poke it in and out. Goes away when I eat. Is this bad?

Stomach noises: Likely NOT serious. As food passes through the gut - gasses can form - as these move along the gut they can be perceived as growling or rumbling. As you press on the abdomen you may move one of these gas pockets. Really normal body noises and nothing to worry about., ...Read more

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Why does my stomach rumble randomly when i'm in a quiet group of people or when i'm at school in the classroom ? And it's always loud

Why does my stomach rumble randomly when i'm in a quiet group of people or when i'm at school in the classroom ? And it's always loud

Stomach Noise: It is most likely related to your diet. Make sure you are eating a well-balanced diet. Avoid foods that tend to upset your stomach or cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation or heartburn. If symptoms persist, see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Stomach making bubbling noises, they aren't like a deep rumble though they are more high pitched is it normal or is it a sign of an illness?

Stomach making bubbling noises, they aren't like a deep rumble though they are more high pitched is it normal or is it a sign of an illness?

Vomiting?: High pitched noises, in the setting of persistent vomiting would indicate an obstruction in your bowel, which is an emergency. However if you are not vomiting and are passing gas/stool ok, this is not likely anything to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Why do our stomaches rumble/hurt if we haven't ate in a while?

Why do our stomaches rumble/hurt if we haven't ate in a while?

A Normal Process: Hunger causes stomach rumbling & mild cramping pain. Certain hormones notify our brain when food intake is needed. More hormones signal the release of stomach digestive juices & movement of muscles in the stomach wall. This movement mixes & pushes stomach contents into the duodenum which can cause cramps. The rumbling noises can sound louder when your stomach is empty. Eating regular meals helps. ...Read more

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Sometimes after having a bm my stomach will rumble with gas all day. What may be the cause of this rumbling?

Sometimes after having a bm my stomach will rumble with gas all day. What may be the cause of this rumbling?

Feeling gassy...: 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). Sometimes its more complicated--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. ...Read more

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I believe i gastritis i get a loss of appetite my stomach feels full even though i havent ate but at the same time my stomach starts to rumble and bur?

I believe i gastritis i get a loss of appetite my stomach feels full even though i havent ate but at the same time my stomach starts to rumble and bur?

Your symptoms may: be from "gastritis" however a complete upper GI evaluation and a more SPECIFIC diagnosis is needed! Gastritis , for example, may be due to an infection with a common GI bacteria (H-PYLORI) which has SPECIFIC TREATMENT! Ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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If i sleep less than 7 hours, i get stomach rumble and nausea all day. Is it normal.?

If i sleep less than 7 hours, i get stomach rumble and nausea all day. Is it normal.?

Insufficient rest: Insufficient rest is associated with a variety of symptoms, including gastrointestinal upset, lethargy, and irritability and a general feeling of being unwell. ...Read more