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Doctor insights on: Tympanic Bowel Sounds

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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

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's the cause of audible bowel sounds without bowel obstruction?

What's the cause of audible bowel sounds without bowel obstruction?

Bowel sounds : Are normally audible. In bowel obstruction, they become hyperactive and high pitched at first, then absent when it becomes more advanced. ...Read more

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What does it mean if im continually constipated along with hyper active bowel sounds?

What does it mean if im continually constipated along with hyper active bowel sounds?

Many possibilities: not sure if this is recent or established.there is a condition called Irritable Bowel Syndrome that can cause diarrhea or constipation or both with cramps. It is worth a trip to doctor. Might be simple constipation and simple dietary changes could help. Good luck. Keep me posted. ...Read more

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If you don't eat many solids and eat a lot of liquid meal replacement does that cause excessive bowel gurgling sounds? Also if you don't eat much?

If you don't eat many solids and eat a lot of liquid meal replacement does that cause excessive bowel gurgling sounds? Also if you don't eat much?

Not necessarily: it would ultimately depend on what are the ingredients in the meal replacements. pay specific attention to the fiber content and evaluate if they are used for weight loss(may have some ingredients which cause you to have frequent or large bowel movements. ...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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At 1.5 weeks post op wasn't feeling well. Primary pa said i had no bowel sounds. Put on ducolax 2xday. What does that mean and is this treatment good?

Dulcolax for Ileus: We can not comment on this as we do not have enough information, as to what kind of surgery you had and what kind of anesthesia used but dulcolax is a laxative and is often used for post operative ileus(no bowel sounds) hope it works for you. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more