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When I fold or push my stomach I hear lyk a crackling or drum sound...sometimes there's air or gas inside. Why is that?

When I fold or push my stomach I hear lyk a crackling or drum sound...sometimes there's air or gas inside. Why is that?

Normal: There is some air/gas in the stomach and intestine in all people and it is normal. Some of it is swallowed air, some is gas produced by the bacteria in the intestine.
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In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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I constantly have rumbling noises and then gas build up in stomach. You can hear the noise as the gas squeezes out my bum sometimes. Please help?

I constantly have rumbling noises and then gas build up in stomach. You can hear the noise as the gas squeezes out my bum sometimes. Please help?

Eat hummus...: Or other bean products? Aromatics like garlic, onions? Carbonated beverages? Sugarless gums, mints ;#40;sorbitol;#41;? Lots of grains? Dairy? Tobacco? Swallow air? Lots of potential causes, besides dietary, ;#40; above list is not at all complete;#41;. Make diet diary, with symptoms, see md. ...Read more

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I have a habit of inhaling lots of air when I eat. I often hear gurgling noises in my esophagus. Is this the air or gas? Or a problem?

I have a habit of inhaling lots of air when I eat. I often hear gurgling noises in my esophagus. Is this the air or gas? Or a problem?

Aerophagia likely: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. Air swallowing can become habitual. ...Read more

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I have a lot of gas otc not working I have ibs constipation gas x not working either I can hear and feel the gas & passing gas what can I take 2 help?

I have a lot of gas otc not working I have ibs constipation gas x not working either I can hear and feel the gas & passing gas what can I take 2 help?

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 TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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Feel and hear growling rumbling gas popping in stomach I experience no pain just really annoying what is causing I have acid reflux could this be caus?

Feel and hear growling rumbling gas popping in stomach I experience no pain just really annoying what is causing I have acid reflux could this be caus?

Could be.: A simple test to begin sorting it out would be to take a 3-4 week trial of an adequate dose of an acid blocker, to see if the symptoms resolve while you're on it. Talk to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Split second sharp chest pain in center of chest and under right breast that is intermittent. Can hear a lot of gas with stethoscope.

Split second sharp chest pain in center of chest and under right breast that is intermittent. Can hear a lot of gas with stethoscope.

Prob. Not a worry: Most sharp pains in the chest, unless there has been trauma to the muscles or rib cage, ate due to stomach or upper intestinal gas pockets and are not serious. However, if this continues, please see your health advisor. ...Read more

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58year w bloatedness, feel full of gas, hear gases in tummy, discomfort feel like unable to empty gases, loss of appetite? Had mucus for 2 weeks then stop

58year w bloatedness, feel full of gas, hear gases in tummy, discomfort feel like unable to empty gases, loss of appetite? Had mucus for 2 weeks then stop

Gas: If your abdomen is distended with gas, drinking warm water and applying heat to the abdomen helps break down the gas and moves it down the intestinal tract which is better than belching which causes you to swallow more air. Take simethicone 1/2hour after meals to prevent gas build-up. Learn what gives you so much gas. ...Read more

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I have these really bad gas pains in my stomach along with problems moving my bowels. I know it's gas because I feel&hear them. How do I get rid of them?

Need work up: Persistant altered GI function need investigation to find the cause first examination by your doctor, simple sonogram to ct scan, upper and lower endoscopy then will determine the cause and treat you, please visit your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm panicking. Have gas pains and gas for a week. Hear gurgling and my bowel movements are different. Smaller at times and harder to go. I'm 37 female?

Gas pains: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team should be able to help you without much concern, and a bit later you might want to see your primary doctor.

Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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If I drink soda, I will get so bloated that it feels like the gas is coming threw my throat, I can open my mouth and I can hear gas pops?

If I drink soda, I will get so bloated that it feels like the gas is coming threw my throat, I can open my mouth and I can hear gas pops?

Please stop the soda: Aside from the fact that carbonated beverages such as soda can lead to diabetes, they also cause inflammation in your body, can worsen acid reflux you really need to stop soda altogether. This also includes diet soda. In general if you eat or drink something and you feel worse chances are you are not supposed to have it. Listen to your body.

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Hi doctor, I have problem with my abdomen! Very noisy sounds. If I skipped meal, I hear sounds of hungry! And if I ate, I hear sound of gases, toilet?

Hi doctor, I have problem with my abdomen! Very noisy sounds. If I skipped meal, I hear sounds of hungry! And if I ate, I hear sound of gases, toilet?

Bowel sounds: Are going on all the time in a healthy abdomen. A lack of bowel sounds indicates a problem. If u have diarrhea/ constipation, nausea/vomiting, weight loss, or abdominal pain...These are common abdominal/gastrointestinal problems. ...Read more

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I am having pain in my left side under my ribs it gets more intense when I press it. Almost feels like I need to pass gas at times but cant nausea?

I am having pain in my left side under my ribs it gets more intense when I press it. Almost feels like I need to pass gas at times but cant nausea?

See a physician: There are numerous reasons for abdominal pain. Important things to understand are how long you have had this, is it getting worse, and is it associated with change in Bowel habits to name a few. You should seek a complete evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a palpable lump on my left side pelvic area, it hurts when I press on it and gets inflammed when I eat. I also have intense gas pain. Colon prob?

I have a palpable lump on my left side pelvic area, it hurts when I press on it and gets inflammed when I eat. I also have intense gas pain. Colon prob?

May be lump of poop: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and check for more serious causes of "abdominal mass". ...Read more

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Pain on left side feels like trapped gas and it is felt on both lower and upper quadrants (low rib and underneath) Usually every few months after eating. Area hurts if pressed on. Could endometriosis or ovarian cysts be causing it?

Pain on left side feels like trapped gas and it is felt on both lower and upper quadrants (low rib and underneath) Usually every few months after eating. Area hurts if pressed on. Could endometriosis or ovarian cysts be causing it?

Splenic flexure: The colon takes a sharp 90 degree turn under the left rib cage and this splenic flexure is the site of trapped gas at times. Applying heat to the abdomen and drinking hot water helps break down the gas enabling you to pass it. Taking simethicone after meals helps prevent gas build up. If these measures relieve your distress, it would rule out the other diagnoses. ...Read more

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Have a pain my left and right sides been burbing a lot was wondering if it was gas

You: You are likely suffering from dyspepsia aka upset stomach or indigestion. Burping is very common with dyspepsia. However more seriopus reasons why this has occurred needs to be ruled out; mainly gastritis, ulcers etc. Before seeing your doctor you can try an over the counter of anti-acid medication. There are many to choose from.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What is it if you hear a pop noise on left side underneath the rib?

What is it if you hear a pop noise on left side underneath the rib?

Popping: Popping is a very non-specific symptom, so it is impossible to say anything as far as what the cause of it is. I would not pay too much attention to all the noises that come from your body. If you do pay attention, you would be chasing the wind. ...Read more

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I get a small sharp kind of pain on my left side it feels like right under my rib. Doesn't feel like gas. Hurts a lot. What could it be?

Pain under rib: Irritated nerve, muscular? If it is not associated with any other symptoms and lasts only short intervals, then I would not be too concerned. ...Read more

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I felt a lump on the left side of my neck more than 5-6 months ago. Now they are 3. they are pain less. And my left hearing has become less.?

I felt a lump on the left side of my neck more than 5-6 months ago. Now they are 3. they are pain less. And my left hearing has become less.?

See your doc ASAP: This has gone unchecked too long. You need to get seen as soon as possible. If could be nothing, or it could be something serious, we cannot tell from here based on so little information. You need to be seen in person. Do it this week. ...Read more

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Hello, I have had what I thought to be gas problems in my lower left side for a little over 3 days now. I have been passing gas. Doesn't seem to help?

Intestinal gas??: Have you altered your diet at all in the past several days? There are several foods known to be assoc with a lot of gas production - Boston baked beans, cabbage. If that is the case modify your diet. Activated charcoal pill will adsorb lots of gas and turn stool black. If doesn't help see your doc. ...Read more

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Recently started hearing heartbeat (not a whoosh but a beat) in my head when lying down. Stronger sound when lying on left side. What is causing this?

Recently started hearing heartbeat (not a whoosh but a beat) in my head when lying down. Stronger sound when lying on left side. What is causing this?

Could be nothing: But could be a symptom of carotid artery stenosis. Not to panic. Tell your doctor about it and let them listen to your neck for a bruit. They might order ultrasound of your neck to look at the carotid arteries as well, a non-invasive, not scary test. ...Read more

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Have pain on left side of abdomem and pain on left back, im always bloated and have gas and hungry what could it be?

Have pain on left side of abdomem and pain on left back, im always bloated and have gas and hungry what could it be?

IBS: 20 yo female with chronic
"gas & bloating" & left abdominal & low back pain queries why. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can be associated with Hypermobility Syndrome, which can be associated with chronic low back pain that radiates to the hip region. See a Gastroenterologist followed by an Osteopath. If fever or urinary burning then be concerned for renal infection and seek urgent care. ...Read more