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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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How can I stop my stomach growling when I am fasting , it makes some really loud noises and it is very embarassing?

How can I stop my stomach growling when I am fasting , it makes some really loud noises and it is very embarassing?

Fantastic Questions: Unfortunately they do not make a pill for this scenario. This is what happens when you fast; your body needs energy and fasting is not healthy in any way. Your body is trying to tell you something. ...Read more

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Hey . I have problems with stomach growling every day. Sometimes with belching too . What could be cause of this?

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I have problems with stomach growling every day. Sometimes with belching too .
What could be cause of this?

Poor digestion: As we age we do not make enough hydrochloric acid with each cooked meal take betaine hcl will help with digestion <150 pounds need 1gm > 150 pounds need 2gm and above. People with chronic infection like lyme need very high dose (upwards of 40grams need special testing). ...Read more

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Sharp pain above belly button followed by very loud stomach growling- have crohn disease but is not in that area?

Sharp pain above belly button followed by very loud stomach growling- have crohn disease but is not in that area?

Crohn's: Best is to be examined by your gastroenterologist, get an x-ray at minimum, small bowel series or ct enterography more likely, to make sure there is no partial obstruction. If gas pain try probiotics and simethicone. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read more

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Stomach growling in quiet room. Why?

Stomach growling in quiet room. Why?

Nothing : Wrong with that, just embarrassing. We all get hungry at different times! ...Read more

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How to stop my stomach growling (without eating)?

How to stop my stomach growling (without eating)?

Drink water: Water can quiet those rumblings as it tells the stomach it is full and temporarily says "you are not hungry". Drinking 8 oz water before a meal can help reduce the amount you eat at a meal . This is helpful if you have a problem with portion control. ...Read more

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Hi, is stomach growling associated with giardia?

Hi, is stomach growling associated with giardia?

Growling - yes: Giardia Lamblia is actually an intestinal infection. The parasite can cause nausea/ vomiting,diarrhea, pale greasy feces, abdominal cramping, ^ gas, bloating as well as gurgling/ growling of abdomen. ...Read more

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How come I have embarrassing stomach growling from holding in farts?

How come I have embarrassing stomach growling from holding in farts?

Why hold them?: Passing the gas that accumulates in your intestines from swallowed air, bacteria etc is the normal way of removing it from your body. If you are holding it in you are causing gas and fluid to squirt back thru contracting intestines, causing your noises. Better to just excuse yourself and let it pass. See this website about reducing gas : http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas. ...Read more

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Stomach growling although i'm not hungry. What can cause this?

Stomach growling although i'm not hungry. What can cause this?

Normal function: Is there is not an eating disorder present this is normal. The stomach and bowels are always working and sometimes are noisy - if this is the only issue then not likely a problem. The workings of the stomach and bowel are automatic and cyclic. ...Read more

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Everytime i eat a lot late at night i wake up the next morning starving (stomach growling). Why does this happen?

Everytime i eat a lot late at night i wake up the next morning starving (stomach growling). Why does this happen?

Late at night eating: The first thing you should do is to take a meal earlier than you currently do. If that does not change things see your doctor. How many hours sleep do you get? Do you eat regularly during the day? There are many ways for you to see how you can makes these changes. If, after a while, this does not work see your doctor. ...Read more

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I know its bad to eat at night but i woke up with nausea and my stomach growling and now i just feel sick. What should I do?

I know its bad to eat at night but i woke up with nausea and my stomach growling and now i just feel sick. What should I do?

Go to doctor: If it is just a stomach virus the symptoms should resolve soon. However if you are starting to wake up out of sleep at night with a gnawing hunger that is only relieved by eating than you might be developing an ulcer. ...Read more

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Is it true stomach growling is a sign of addiction (like sugar) and not hunger?

Is it true stomach growling is a sign of addiction (like sugar) and not hunger?

Borborygmus: The sounds of fluids and gases making there way through the GI tract is not a sign that a person has an addiction (to the best of my knowledge). ...Read more

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What over the counter medicine can I use to ease stomach growling,bloating and slight pains?

What over the counter medicine can I use to ease stomach growling,bloating and slight pains?

Simethicone / warmth: ask your local pharmacist about it, also use some warm compresses, if no improvement see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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Ive been experiencing pain in my diaphragm. ..along with my stomach growling like im hungry even though ive already eaten. Should I be worried?

Ive been experiencing pain in my diaphragm. ..along with my stomach growling like im hungry even though ive already eaten.  Should I be worried?

Impossible to say...: Given the very limited information you've provided, it's impossible to speculate as to cause. You have not told us the acuity, severity, extent, circumstances, accompaniments, or exact location of your pain, nor what tests have been accomplished and what was ruled out. Please return to your physician(s) and proceed with further evaluation so a fix for your symptom(s) can be identified. ...Read more

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Hi.For the past week experiencing stomach growling,slight bloating.Recently felt sharp pains in right abdomen,which come and go,what can cause it?

Hi.For the past week experiencing stomach growling,slight bloating.Recently felt sharp pains in right abdomen,which come and go,what can cause it?

Right abdominal: Discomfort arising in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen is seen in gall bladder disorders or liver inflammation. Discomfort in the right lower abdomen occurs in appendicitis or right ovarian/pelvic disorders. Your symptoms may be caused by irritable bowel syndrome or lactose intolerance. Consult your physician or a gastroenterologist if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Had stomach growling for the past few days,with bloating.Recently started having sharp dull pains ranging from right to left abdomen to back,wht is it?

Had stomach growling for the past few days,with bloating.Recently started having sharp dull pains ranging from right to left abdomen to back,wht is it?

If continued see doc: viral gut infections most common and generally goes away in a week but gut reactions can also be from other issues like pregnancy, bladder infection, apppendicitis, gall bladder disease, that can also present w diarrhea/constipation and discomfort. red flags include blood, fever, weight loss, persistent vomit, etc. Need more info but happy to consult or if need second opinion on workup so far ...Read more

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I have food poisining , why is my stomach growling ? & i'm gassy is this normal ? The vomit & diarreah stopped i only had it for like 4 hours

I have food poisining , why is my stomach growling ? & i'm gassy is this normal ? The vomit & diarreah stopped i only had it for like 4 hours

Can happen: The process is still ongoing-despite the fact that the diarrhea and vomiting have stopped. Try to hydrate yourself well with drinking enough water/ gatorade. Don't eat/drink diary product while you are still having a lot of GI problems. ...Read more