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Noise In Intestine
Gases, trapped wind in large intestine. Always making noise when pushed. Bloating and waist pain. Loud rumbling. Possible cause?
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
Unlikely situation: Only a newborn has an umbilical cord and there is no way you would not know if the nb is having pain from the cord. Noise in the stomach is likely gas. ...Read more
Not normal per se: It is not normal by definition as everyone does not hear noise in their ear when they swallow. However, it may be simple inner ear congestion due to seasonal allergies as an example. If it becomes bothersome, or does not go away, seek medical attention and get it examined, best wishes. ...Read more
Can excess stool in the colon cause general intestinal "rumbling"? Can excess stool in the colon cause backup into the small intestine? What exams?
No: No, they are not. You may or may not be pregnant, but those symptoms do not tell you anything. ...Read more
Sites of diarrhea: Both! doctors often distinguish causes of diarrhea as "secretory" or "osmotic", into which categories may fit inflammatory, ischemic, infectious, functional, malabsorption/maldigestion. Any of these problems can be primarily small or large intestinal. A healthy, normally-motile colon can absorb up to a gallon of fluid a day, and a healthy, normally-motile small intestine can absorb twice that. ...Read more
Damage to ear: Prolonged and sustained exposure to loud noises like guns, power tools and loud music can damage the very sensitive hair cells in your cochlea that allow you to hear. When these cells start to become permanently damaged then you will start to hear ringing in your ears. Try to protect your ears from this as much as possible with ear plugs and perhaps some of the ringing will decrease or disappear. ...Read more
MRI noise: Inside the scanner are coils of metal wire called gradient coils. When electricity is passed through such a coil, a magnetic field is created. The banging is the vibration of metal coils in the machine caused by rapid pulses of electricity and changing magnetic gradients. ...Read more
Unable to digest fibre. Excessive gas, abdominal distention, pressure and pain. Dwells in my system for hours. Fibrous food remain undigested in stool?
Fermented...: Many fibers, particularly the water insoluble kind, are readily fermented by your gut flora. Some people have certain intolerances to bean husks (try beano), to wheat/barley/rye (gluten sensitivity), &/or have a particularly active population in their gut of gas-forming organisms (try bifidobacter-containing probiotics). Maybe altered GI motility, ibs, air swallowing, maldigestion/malabsorption? ...Read more
Many causes: Viral gastroenteritis and lactose intolerance are just two of many possible causes for symptoms.Unable to give specific advice based on such limited information.For a proper diagnosis see your physician if the symptoms persist or consider an on line consultation with a Health Tap physician. The following sites may be helpful: http://bit.ly/1S4Uupd > http://bit.ly/1Yh19QU > http://bit.ly/10RdXop ...Read more
my bile duct is enlarged and I have several fluid filled loops in small intestines. I'm having severe pain (7/10) in the URQ. Thoughts?
What can cause ulcers in middle section of small intestine? Accompanied by blood & mucous in poo.. With stomach cramps
Small intestines: Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it. Causes of ulcerations there can be difficult to identify. Medications like aspirin, Advil and Aleve are causes. Sometimes the bleeding lesion is caused by a vascular malformation which simply bleeds like a nose bleed. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified ...Read more