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Stomach growling problems. How not to growl so loudly in public?

Stomach growling problems.  How not to growl so loudly in public?

Find food allergy: Most people only have significant growling if they have disturbance in normal gut function. Usually undiagnosed food allergy, lack of stomach acid or pancreatic digestive enzymes, etc. Go to a4m.Com using physician locator to find a local functional medicine doc to help you evaluate gut using specialized test like diagnostechs stool or genova cdsa. I had this and figured out was gluten intolerant! ...Read more

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Why does my stomach growl so loud to the point were you can hear it across the room? Also kind of embarrassing but what does yellow poo mean?

Why does my stomach growl so loud to the point were you can hear it across the room? Also kind of embarrassing but what does yellow poo mean?

Food allergies?: Most common complaint of gut issues is undiagnosed food allergies or overgrowth of abnormal bacteria or candida. Go to www.A4m.Com and use physician locator to find a functional medicine doctor in your area to help you evaluate your gut function and food allergies with specialized testing like cdsa and igg food allergy tests from genova labs to figure it out and obtain relief! ...Read more

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My stomach is constantly making loud gurgling noises. No pain, but the noises are embarrassing. Is there anything i could do to help keep things quiet?

My stomach is constantly making loud gurgling noises. No pain, but the noises are embarrassing. Is there anything i could do to help keep things quiet?

Not abnormal: Gurgling is simply due to gases and juices within the intestine and these occur after eating and even when the stomach is empty. If there are no other associated symptoms, there is nothing to worry about. Avoiding carbonated beverages and fast foods may decrease the gurgling. Avoid swallowing excess air and don't smoke. ...Read more

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I'm a teenage girl.After i eat my stomach always growlings.There's no pain, just annoying.It also seems to growl when laying in bed. How can it stop?

I'm a teenage girl.After i eat my stomach always growlings.There's no pain, just annoying.It also seems to growl when laying in bed. How can it stop?

Stomach growling: This could be an intestinal yeast infection. It is typical for there to be a lot of gas after consuming food. A gastroenterologist can help you diagnose and treat it. ...Read more

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Is it normal even when you have stuffy ears , to hear your stomach growl?

 Is it normal even when you have stuffy ears , to hear your stomach growl?

Yes: You hear by vibrating the tympanic membrane. So while you may not hear external sounds as well when congested you will actually hear internal noises better. These sounds are the vibrations that travel thought your body to the hearing bones. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel your heartbeat from time to time.Especially when i'm really fully/have acid indigestion/gas/emptystomach/relaxing.

Is it normal to feel your heartbeat from time to time.Especially when i'm really fully/have acid indigestion/gas/emptystomach/relaxing.

Yes: It is not uncommon for a person tohear their own heart beat. This can occur more often at night when everything is usually quiet. ...Read more

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Stomach growls even when not hungry also when I do eat most foods I feel the need to bowel movement been going on for a year what can this be ?

Stomach growls even when not hungry also when I do eat most foods I feel the need to bowel movement been going on for a year what can this be ?

Stomach growling: BM after eating is not uncommon,it is the gastrocolic reflex. Growling not usual.keep a food diary. You may have food allergies/intolerances. it is identified by elimination diets. Try avoiding dairy for a week and see if any change , if not then try avoiding wheat products for a week. May also be gastritis/ gallbladder/ IBS or inflammatory bowel. Discuss with gastroenterologist/nutritionist ...Read more

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Anxiety, 3-5 second pains in stomach, fullness after eating (i eat fast), scared to death it might be stomach cancer. Pains only when im anxious? Help

Anxiety, 3-5 second pains in stomach, fullness after eating (i eat fast), scared to death it might be stomach cancer. Pains only when im anxious? Help

See a psychologist: You should get evaluated. Schedule an appointment with a psychologist for an evaluation. Therapy and/or medication will help if in fact you are anxious. Make sure you talk about your symptoms and not a diagnostic label. You have listed physiological symptoms of panic/anxiety. The fear of cancer is an intrusive thought. Seek help, take care. ...Read more

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My stomach rumbles a lot, especially during office meetings! is there anything I can do to stop it from rumbling, besides eating?

My stomach rumbles a lot, especially during office meetings! is there anything I can do to stop it from rumbling, besides eating?

Yes: If this often occurs during stress it is likely irritable bowel. There are medications which can be helpful. Also, peppermint oil or tea may help. Avoid caffeine, sodas, and drinking out of narrow mouth bottles (water bottles) and with straws. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why the starving kids in Africa have such bloated stomachs?

Can you please explain why the starving kids in Africa have such bloated stomachs?

Fluid shifting: As malnutrition progresses, there is less protein circulating in the blood to hold on to body water and it seeps into the spaces around all the organs. This bloating is not gas or fat, it's thin body serum.As malnutrition is reversed, the dietary protein enters the bloodstream and begins to hold o to more fluid. ...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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Diagnosed with gastritis with endoscopy. Had this for a year. I know is not hunger. Why does gastritis make stomach growl loud? How to stop growling?

Diagnosed with gastritis with endoscopy. Had this for a year. I know is not hunger. Why does gastritis make stomach growl loud? How to stop growling?

Growing stomach: A rumbling or growling stomach is due to muscular contractions of the intestinal wall called peristalsis. Though seldom of medical importance it can be a symptom of diarrhea and increased liquid and gas in the intestines. Diseases associated with malabsorption and partial mechanical obstruction can also cause it. If you have pain or increase gas get worked up. ...Read more

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Diverticulosis - terrible tummyache but unable to defecate. Definitely not constipation. Only recover when consume antibiotics. What ailment? Thanks.

Diverticulosis - terrible tummyache but unable to defecate. Definitely not constipation. Only recover when consume antibiotics. What ailment? Thanks.

Infection?: If you are having infection of the diverticulosis, then that is diverticuliris & is treated with antibiotics. Recurrent infections may require surgery to remove part of the colon to prevent recurrent diverticulitis. You are young, but sometimes recurrent diverticulitis can result in colon stricuring (narrowing) & need surgery too. Ask your doctor what is happening. ...Read more

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If someone has a slow moving digestive system what things can they do to to help with digestion, when havin a scope they still had food in stomach next?

If someone has a slow moving digestive system what things can they do to to help with digestion, when havin a scope they still had food in stomach next?

Baby foods: Puréed foods, all obviously take very little to dies in the stomach before they pass through. No raw fruits and veggies. Eat everything canned and mushy. There are meds to help but you still have to floor this diet until your stomach wakes up! ...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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Why does my throat and stomach make growling noises, when I'm not hungry?

Why does my throat and stomach make growling noises, when I'm not hungry?

Stomach is active: the stomach is active almost all the time. Your intestines are working when you are asleep. The growling is just fluid /food and digestive juices doing their work as they transit the gastrointestinal system. ...Read more

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Can my stomach shrink due to long periods of time not eating food? if so can this result in nausea when i do eat food?

Can my stomach shrink due to long periods of time  not eating food? if so can this result in nausea when i do eat food?

Maybe: I do believe that your stomach gets smaller if you acclimate it to smaller meals and prolonged periods of fasting. It will also make you feel more full when you eat a large meal if you have been on a conservative diet. By the way, prolonged periods of fasting 12-16 hours a day have shown to benefit older folks when it comes to weight, heart disease and diabetes. ...Read more

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My stomach has a lot of gas that hurts and makes loud noises buy no gas to let out?

My stomach has a lot of gas that hurts and makes loud noises buy no gas to let out?

Gas: I recommend taking the over the counter medication called simethicone for gas issues. This is in many products such as gas-x or mylicon. Ask the pharmacist to help locate them. Seek the attention of a medical provider if symptoms continue despite these over the counter medications. ...Read more