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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. ...Read more

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Have had dull painful stomach, gas, belching and stomach rumbling on and off for 3 weeks. Pain moves around from ribs to bottom of stomach.

Have had dull painful stomach, gas, belching and stomach rumbling on and off for 3 weeks. Pain moves around from ribs to bottom of stomach.

See below: Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends, or expands because of too much swallowed air. Belching releases the air to reduce the distention. You can also have a gas buildup in the stomach from bacteria working on food, which give up for gas. Anxiety can cause just about any physical symptom but it would be uncommon for anxiety to cause excessive belching. If your anxiety includes hyperventilating then that would be a good source of swallowed air, which then could lead to belching. Some things that may help in belching. Tried to be aware of how much air swallowing. Try to chew food completely before swallowing it so that the stomach will have smaller particles for the bacteria to give off gas with. Excessive exercise can also lead to belching. And sometimes relief can be obtained with anti-acids; H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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I have been changing my diet..I did not use to eat greens but lately has been adding kale salad to my diet. However, why is my stomach rumbling loudly after that? Is it because I can't tolerate it or I am not used to the amount of fiber? Can stomach rumbl

I have been changing my diet..I did not use to eat greens but lately has been adding kale salad to my diet. However, why is my stomach rumbling loudly after that? Is it because I can't tolerate it or I am not used to the amount of fiber? Can stomach rumbl

Fiber load!: You can tolerate it, you are just getting use to the fiber load. If it is not uncomfortable ignore it. Because the trapped air makes you feel fuller! If it hurts a little take simethicone or Beeno with those types of veggies. or with bloating. Good for you! You will be healthier happier, and feel very virtuous every day. because you are superior! But you could try increasing amt slower. ...Read more

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I am having UTI since last 5-6 months and symptoms accompanying are bloating, severe gas passing, stomach rumbling noises. Iwhy is it so?

I am having UTI since last 5-6 months and symptoms accompanying are bloating, severe gas passing, stomach rumbling noises. Iwhy is it so?

Not sure: The symptoms you provide are not usually associated with a bladder infection or uti. Also, most utis, even if not treated, will resolve eventually. Sounds like you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I've had constant, non-stop stomach rumbling/gurgling for the last 4 days. Its located in my upper left abdomen just under my heart. What could it be?

I've had constant, non-stop stomach rumbling/gurgling for the last 4 days. Its located in my upper left abdomen just under my heart. What could it be?

Stress: It sounds more likely that you have stress and subsequent swallowing of air which will give you more bloating, cramping, and passing gas. If you can resolve your stressful issues you can also resolve your symptom ...Read more