Top
10
Doctor insights on: Why Does My Belly Make Noises When I Lay On My Back

Share
1

1
I have a bulge on my lower abdomen. What could it be? It doesn't hurt i notice it when i lay on my back.

I have a bulge on my lower abdomen. What could it be? It doesn't hurt i notice it when i lay on my back.

Diastasts?: It could be a separation of the muscles that sometimes happens due to the stretch from pregnancy and is harmless. It is usually an up and down bulge like from head to toe. Then, on the other hand it could be a small hernia. It might do you well to have it checked because if it is a hernia sometimes( not always) they will fix them when small cause it is so easy. Not always do they enlarge ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
When I lay on my back there is a bulge above belly button centre of rib cage, afraid could this be terminal?

When I lay on my back there is a bulge  above belly button centre of rib cage, afraid could this be terminal?

Not to Worry: Its the bottom of your sternum ("Breast plate") called the "Xyphoid Process" a piece of cartilage , thats all, perfectly benign. NOT to worry and don't poke at it..I know you are! It will just make it sore! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
Dull pain around my belly button only when I lay on my back though? Can I wait to see a doctor or should I get immediate attention?

Dull pain around my belly button only when I lay on my back though? Can I wait to see a doctor or should I get immediate attention?

Can wait: If the pain is not severe, not accompanied by other symptoms such as vomiting, fever, prostration, abdominal distension or redness at the site, you can wait until normal office hours to be seen. If it is continually worsening or other sx are presenting you may need earlier eval. ...Read more

5

5
I have a visible swelling on the right hand side of my lower abdomen, it's more obvious when i lay on my back. Pls what could it be?

I have a visible swelling on the right hand side of my lower abdomen, it's more obvious when i lay on my back. Pls what could it be?

Not certain: The swelling may be related to internal healing following your appendix surgery, or may be something else like a hernia. You should have it checked, particularly if it is painful or the swelling does not go away when you change position. ...Read more

6

6
Pain in my lower right abdomen when pooping. Also happens when I lay on my back and bring my right knee to my chest. Happening for months?

Pain in my lower right abdomen when pooping. Also happens when I lay on my back and bring my right knee to my chest. Happening for months?

Need exam: You should be examined by a physician for a hernia, but it could be anything. You need a physician to take a good history and do a good exam. ...Read more

7

7
Is it normal for a woman that is 5 months pregnant to have lower belly pain for 2 days after having sex? While having sex i lay on my back and he is on his side.

No, : No, that is not normal and you need to be evaluated. You should have a pelvic examination and should have a urine test to be sure you don't have an infection (urine infections feel different with different when you are pregnant). Please be seen and be sure that your cervix and urine are normal. If you have cramping, spotting, bleeding, or back pain then you must be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
If I lay on my back and push down from just under my breast bone in a straight line to belly button it feels bumpy.... Is this normal? Endo nml

If I lay on my back and push down from just under my breast bone in a straight line to belly button it feels bumpy.... Is this normal? Endo nml

Lumps and bumps: This is probably nothing to worry about. You might be feeling your xyphoid process, a normal part of your bony anatomy. If you are truly feeling a lump on your abdomen then I would let a doctor check that out. It could be a hernia. ...Read more