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Why Does My Stomach Make Noises When I Lay Down
Gas trapping: abdominal gas being compressed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Borborygmi: Borborygmi. (that term comes from the greek, meaning rumbling around) it may sound like you have some type of disease, but is just the sounds your intestines make. From time to time the noised are louder and you can hear them from the outside. It is actually a normal part of digestion most of the time. Rarely, if accompanied by pain it may mean there is an obstruction in the bowel. ...Read more
Stomach knots: To answer this question it is important to distinguish whether the "knot" is in the stomach muscles (do a leg lift lying down to see if it makes it worse) or inside the abdomen, in which case it is mostly likely a cramp in the colon, which may be caused by gas, food, or constipation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What it mean if you lay down and it look like a knot on the left side of my stomach. Had it for awhile.
Examination: You must be seen and evaluated by a physican. ...Read more
Every time I eat and lay down, my stomach constantly makes noises and won't stop... Why does that happen and what should I do about it?
Hyperperistalisis: Your stomach is trying to pass food again the pressure of lying flat on your stomach, causing "gas sounds". It is advisable to wait at least 30 minutes before lying flat down. Additionally, different people have different digestive patterns. This is worth checking if you are concerned. ...Read more
Pain began in the middle of right side of back then moved to abdominal area
Can only lay down to relieve pain had a scan it was normal?
Right after i lay down on my back or side, my stomach starts to make a lot of noise. It's not painful...Just really loud. Is there something wrong?
Runmbling belly--ok: Some rumbling is quite common and it is typically more noticeable when you are relaxing/laying down chilling out. It is so because Adrenalin is low and environment at night is often more quiet and so you can feel and hear more. As long it is not causing pain or bothering you, i would not worry too much. Often, some meditation can help quiet things down a bit. If concerning, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Why is it my stomach always make a growling noise after i eat or lay down? Even though I am not hungry.
Borborygmi: This is the fancy technical term for stomach grumbling noises! generally benign but can indicate incomplete digestion of foods containing carbohydrate, including milk and other dairy products (lactose intolerance or the use of ?-glucosidase inhibitors by diabetics), gluten (protein in wheat, barley, and rye) (celiac disease), fruit, vegetables, beans, legumes, and high-fiber whole grains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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