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I have to much bowel sounds what does that mean ? it has been like this for a 2-3 years? and what is good to do to reduce the sound ? thanks

I have to much bowel sounds what does that mean ? it has been like this for a 2-3 years? and what is good to do to reduce the sound ? thanks

Excess gas: In a young person, lactose intolerance and gluten sensitivity are the key possibilities. In an older person, abnormal amounts of bacteria in the small intestine need to be considered. Erratic eating and air swallowing in people who are stressed and anxious is also a possibility ...Read more

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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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What are causes of hyperactive bowel sounds on only specific quadrants.

What are causes of hyperactive bowel sounds on only specific quadrants.

Bowel sounds: Most of the sounds you hear in your stomach and intestines are due to normal digestion and are no need for concern. Some causes of hyperactive bowel sounds include inflammatory bowel disease, food allergy, diarrhea, GI bleeding and infectious enteritis.Some times high pitched bowel sounds may be an early sign of bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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Hello,,,my bowel sound it to much specially after eating and continue to hear it 2h later and its very annoying what could be the cause?

Hello,,,my bowel  sound it to much specially after eating and continue to  hear it  2h later  and its very annoying what could be the cause?

Diet...?: It could be relate to what you are eating. Consider taking probiotics of 50 billion cfu or more of a broad mix of various bacterial strains. Drink plenty of water. Consult with a Nutritionist and a Functional Medicine specialist. Also consider an exam by a Gastroenterologist or Internal Medicine specialist. ...Read more

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I have not had a bm since wednesday as of yesterday had no bowel sounds have taken lactulose and miralax with no relief I am no nauseous what can I do?

I have not had a bm since wednesday as of yesterday had no bowel sounds have taken lactulose and miralax with no relief I am no nauseous what can I do?

Constipation: If you have the urge to have a bm but can't, try working from below using dulcolax rectal suppository and/or a gentle low enema like fleets. If you have abdominal distension, severe cramps or vomiting, you will have to be examined by your physician who sometimes has to disimpact you by breaking up and removing impacted stool or prescribing a higher enema. ...Read more

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Did strenuous (170bpm) cycling 3 days post epidural steroid inj then digestion stopped for week +ab dis+0 bowel sounds. Sounds like ogilvie syndrome?

Did strenuous (170bpm) cycling 3 days post epidural steroid inj then digestion stopped for week +ab dis+0 bowel sounds. Sounds like ogilvie syndrome?

Ogilvie syndrome: Your symptoms do not sound like ogilvie syndrome. That syndrome must be diagnosed by a physician in person. Also, you should certainly see a physician about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Ihav a loud sound of my bowel even when iam not hungry or after meals and sometimes at night could it be irritable bowel syndrome? and how to reduce ?

Ihav a loud sound of my bowel even when iam not hungry or after meals and sometimes at night could it be irritable bowel syndrome? and how to reduce ?

No worries: There is no relationship between growling noises of the stomach and IBS. These noises occur as a normal consequence of the digestive and peristaltic processes of how your stomach and intestines are processing your food, absorbing it, and moving it down the pipeline. If you can develop something to GUARANTEE these noises never happen then, you will become very RICH and famous. ...Read more

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Hi am 21 weeks pregnant....I had 2 ultra sound scans...They said baby have a ecogenic bowel. So am scared about this...Please anyone knows?

Hi am 21 weeks pregnant....I had 2 ultra sound scans...They said baby have a ecogenic bowel. So am scared about this...Please anyone knows?

Please see below: Echogenic bowel in the third trimester is a relatively common finding with uncertain clinical significance. If concerned please discuss with your gyne/obs. ...Read more

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This morning I heard this loud popping sound from left sidebof abdomen. Could it be bowel perforation, a little pain bur thats all.?

This morning I heard this loud popping sound from left sidebof abdomen. Could it be bowel perforation, a little pain bur thats all.?

Highly unlikely: Bowel perforations are extremely painful and associated with a high fever. A loud pop could be from a subluxed rib or vertebral body on your spine, but not from a bowel perforation. ...Read more

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