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Why does my stomach make so much noise when I lay down [mainly when i'm on my back]?

Why does my stomach make so much noise when I lay down [mainly when i'm on my back]?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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When I lay down my stomach makes awful noises. What could this be?

When I lay down my stomach makes awful noises. What could this be?

Movement: Stomach noises are due to GI motility and movement of bowel contents and gas though the gut. ...Read more

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Why is it my stomach always make a growling noise after i eat or lay down? Even though I am not hungry.

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 more

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Whenever i lay down on my stomach i feel a throbbing in the bottom of my stomach, and it also makes me feel sick when i lay on it for too long.

Whenever i lay down on my stomach i feel a throbbing in the bottom of my stomach, and it also makes me feel sick when i lay on it for too long.

See below: What you are feeling is the aorta, which is the biggest blood vessel in our body, connected to our heart. It distributes oxygenated blood to our system. It is normal to feel the beatings in the abdomen especially if a person is thin. Avoid pressing on it of u are lighthearted to let blood flow. ...Read more

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I being feeling my food in my throw every time i lay down and i throw up and i being feeling weird noises in my stomach and a little pain like burn?

I being feeling my food in my throw every time i lay down and i throw up and i being feeling weird noises in my stomach and a little pain like burn?

Maybe just GERD but: Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary ; pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, ; even reaction to stress. Find ; treat the cause--see doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I lay down and feel my stomach knot up for a minute and then go away?

What does it mean when I lay down and feel my stomach knot up for a minute and then go away?

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 more

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My stomach hurts when i lay down really bad ?

My stomach hurts when i lay down really bad ?

See your doctor: If your pain is severe see your doctor or go to the ED to have it evaluated. Not enough info to answer your question. ...Read more

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My stomach is big and swollen when I stand but disappears when I lay down...Its also worse of a night...?

My stomach is big and swollen when I stand  but  disappears when I lay down...Its also worse of a night...?

Maybe ok, maybe not: Depending on a person's medical history, her physical body shape, her muscle tone, etc.., a protruding tummy may or may not be ok. An internal mass or organ that is big enough will appear as a protruding tummy. Excess fluid in the abdomen also shows up as a big tummy. For somebody with thin, weak abdominal muscles, a big meal can be protruding, so a doctor should evaluate to see what is happening. ...Read more

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