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Diarrhea for the past two days, excessive rumbling nosies in stomach and flatulence. Goes away after passing diarrhea. No pain or discomfort. Normal?

Diarrhea for the past two days, excessive rumbling nosies in stomach and flatulence. Goes away after passing diarrhea. No pain or discomfort. Normal?

Not normal but: Normal for a gastroenteritis viral infection (low-grade). Stay well hydrated, avoid high sugar fluids and most lactose products (except yogurt). It should pass within 5-10 days.

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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.

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My stomach is always making rumbling noises, whether or not I have just eaten. I never have much gas though. Noises are very loud. What is this?

My stomach is always making rumbling noises, whether or not I have just eaten. I never have much gas though. Noises are very loud. What is this?

Peristalsis: Your stomach, small bowel, and colon contract throughout the day regardless of food intake. This is a normal process and sometimes loud enough to be heard.

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I have had watery inky colored stools for the past two days. My stomach is very bloated and is making rumbling noises. Stomach bug or serious?

I have had watery inky colored stools for the past two days. My stomach is very bloated and is making rumbling noises. Stomach bug or serious?

In the modern world,: Ink comes in many colors. There's yellow ink, blue ink, red ink, black ink, etc... Stools that have mucus, red blood, or dark (blackish) blood can mean a serious problem, so would make a patient go to her doctor sooner. A few watery stools with no blood-like colors may be a typical case of stomach flu or food contamination, but a doctor may check if more than 2-3 days, or other worrisome symptoms.

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What is this stomach rumbling I feel? I ate hours ago.

What is this stomach rumbling I feel? I ate hours ago.

Food allergy?: Food allergies often present with bloating and gas or loose stools yet some have constipation, skin rashes, joint pain, etc. As a result so can vary. Testing for food allergens is different as it requires digestion and absorption till side effects are noted. Look for a functional medicine doc that can help you with IgG food allergen testing thru metametrix or similar lab to diagnose it properly.

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What could cause a constant rumbling of abdomen area and constipation?

What could cause a constant rumbling of abdomen area and constipation?

Constipation: Stomach rumbling during constipation mean that your intestines are working to push or move the stool in preparation for your needed toilet activity.

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Why does my lower abdomen keep rumbling?

Why does my lower abdomen keep rumbling?

Gut rumbling: Your guts are mixing up your food and gas is being produced. When they squeeze to do this gut rumbles.

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If I only eat when my stomach is rumbling and stop as soon as I feel full will I lose weight?

If I only eat when my stomach is rumbling and stop as soon as I feel full will I lose weight?

Pizza: Yes, weight loss is a result of less calories consumed than burned. As long as you exceed the amount you consume you should loose weight.

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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.

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I'm having this rumbling noise in my stomach all the way around to my lower back and it won't go away, what could be causing this?

I'm having this rumbling noise in my stomach all the way around to my lower back and it won't go away, what could be causing this?

Brief or continuous?: If rumblings are brief, it could be gas. Since we don't digest the fiber we eat, intestinal bacteria will feed on it and make gas as a byproduct. Another reason could be lactose intolerance, in which one can't digest the lactose (milk sugar) he eats. Again, bacteria will feed on it. Continuous rumbling noise could be from blood flow inside vessels, which would need to be checked out really soon.

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As soon as I woke up, my lower abdomen started rumbling like crazy. There is a discomfort/pain in my lower abdomen now. What is this?

As soon as I woke up, my lower abdomen started rumbling like crazy. There is a discomfort/pain in my lower abdomen now. What is this?

Many possibilities: From the less worrying but annoying constipation to the more concerning urine infection to the possibly more serious appendicitis or pelvic infection or pregnancy related problem if sexually active. Very important therefore to be checked out by a doctor as tests may need to be run. Please seek urgent attention if pain is severe, you are vomiting, or feverish. All the best.

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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.

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Nausea and loud rumbling in stomach? What can cause this?

Nausea and loud rumbling in stomach? What can cause this?

Need evaluation: Nausea & "rumbling" can be caused by lots of things & may originate from disease outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your symptoms to better direct the next appropriate testing.

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Why does your stomach make that rumbling sound when your hungry?

Why does your stomach make that rumbling sound when your hungry?

Borborygmi: Borborygmi is a rumbling or gurgling sound caused by the movement of gas in the intestines. This can often occur when there is no food and you are hungry, as sometimes they are called hunger pangs. This is normal.

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What is the medical term for the rumbling sounds your stomach makes when you are hungry?

What is the medical term for the rumbling sounds your stomach makes when you are hungry?

Abdominal sounds…: Are called borborygmi. They occur when peristalsis of the intestines moves solids and liquids around. Now you know.

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My stomach has been rumbling and growling loudly for 2 days. Holistic dr. Says it's parasites! Help!?

My stomach has been rumbling and growling loudly for 2 days. Holistic dr. Says it's parasites! Help!?

Go see a doctor: Who is an expert on gastrointestinal disease. Not to disparage the individual you are seeing, but would need more information than you are providing to understand why they believe you have a parasite, and then would want to know which parasite it is they are concerned about. Go see an infectious disease expert as well.