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Why does my stomach growl so much? (and I'm not hungry, I just ate!)

Why does my stomach growl so much? (and I'm not hungry, I just ate!)

Gastro: Make sure don't drink coffe coke pepsi or any thing that contains caffeine. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Stomach growling although I'm not hungry. What can cause this?

Stomach growling although I'm not hungry. What can cause this?

Normal function: Is there is not an eating disorder present this is normal. The stomach and bowels are always working and sometimes are noisy - if this is the only issue then not likely a problem. The workings of the stomach and bowel are automatic and cyclic. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing pain in my diaphragm.. along with my stomach growling like im hungry even though ive already eaten. Should I be worried?

I've been experiencing pain in my diaphragm.. along with my stomach growling like im hungry even though ive already eaten. Should I be worried?

Impossible to say...: Given the very limited information you've provided, it's impossible to speculate as to cause. You have not told us the acuity, severity, extent, circumstances, accompaniments, or exact location of your pain, nor what tests have been accomplished and what was ruled out. Please return to your physician (s) and proceed with further evaluation so a fix for your symptom (s) can be identified. ...Read more

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Constant feeling of stomach growling/stomach aching in upper mid section of stomach that radiates to posterior. Not hungry, gets sorta better w/food?

Constant feeling of stomach growling/stomach aching in upper mid section of stomach that radiates to posterior. Not hungry, gets sorta better w/food?

Gastritis?: Your symptoms and their improvement with food suggest inflammation in your stomach or possibly a peptic ulcer. You need to see a doctor. Meanwhile, see if your symptoms improve with use of an antacid like Maalox or an acid suppressor like OTC Zantac (ranitidine). ...Read more

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Am always feeling hungry even after a meal 30 minutes later my stomach growls why? Trying to go on a diet keep getting embarrassed with stomach growling

Am always feeling hungry even after a meal 30 minutes later my stomach growls why? Trying to go on a diet keep getting embarrassed with stomach growling

Dysmotility?: Consider gastroparesis=a slow-emptying stomach that is most symptomatic after the stomach fills from meals. Maybe its functional due to brainstem reflexes induced by eating--often exaggerated in ibs resulting in altered perception of gut distension, "growling", ; modified transit of food. Consider tachygastria, or gastric outlet delay reflecting inflammation, scarring, biliary disease, more. ...Read more

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I have food poisining, why is my stomach growling? & I'm gassy is this normal? The vomit & diarreah stopped I only had it for like 4 hours

I have food poisining, why is my stomach growling? & I'm gassy is this normal? The vomit & diarreah stopped I only had it for like 4 hours

Can happen: The process is still ongoing-despite the fact that the diarrhea and vomiting have stopped. Try to hydrate yourself well with drinking enough water/ gatorade. Don't eat/drink diary product while you are still having a lot of GI problems. ...Read more

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Could it be bad that I ignore my stomach when it growling at me cause im hungry?

Could it be bad that I ignore my stomach when it growling at me cause im hungry?

Without more info...: ...its hard to say, but there are a variety of intestinal noises that are considered highly specific for pending obstruction, hypermotility, etc. Only examination can determine the significance of your stomach sounds, or if indeed it occurs truly because you're hungry. ...Read more

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My stomach keeps growling as if im hungry but I just ate, its been like this since yesterday the whole day. What could I do?

My stomach keeps growling as if im hungry but I just ate, its been like this since yesterday the whole day. What could I do?

Leave it alone: As long as this is not accompanied by any other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, wt loss it is of no consequence. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach make so much noise, it growls as if I was hungry but I am really not? Sometimes it even hurts when it does that!

Why does my stomach make so much noise, it growls as if I was hungry but I am really not? Sometimes it even hurts when it does that!

Stomach: "Grumbling" is the sound of AIR/LIQUID "mixing" and can be diminished by NOT EATING FOOD ALONG WITH LIQUIDS plus AVOIDING Carbonated Beverages!
Sometimes it's accentuated by intestinal contractions which are normal when you are hungry!!!! (Its like your intestines are "getting ready" to digest your food!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Why does my stomach growl even though I'm not hungry? And what can I do to stop it?

Why does my stomach growl even though I'm not hungry? And what can I do to stop it?

Stomach sounds: Stomach sounds can happen before or after eating. If they're not associated with any significant gas, vomiting, fevers or diarrhea, then they're not much to worry about and there's not much to do to stop them. ...Read more

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My stomach is growling. I'm 10 weeks im not hungry. What does this means. Is it the baby or do I need to eat?

My stomach is growling. I'm 10 weeks im not hungry. What does this means. Is it the baby or do I need to eat?

Baby's sake: You may not feel hungry due to the pregnancy symptoms, however it's important that you do actually try to eat for the baby's sake because it needs your nutrients to grow and mature properly in the uterus through the placenta. The growling is likely your stomach telling you you still need to eat even though you don't feel like it. The body has a funny way of telling us what we need sometimes. ...Read more

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Ever since after I ate lunch yesterday my stomach has been non stop growling! I'm not hungry, it doesn't hurt & I feel fine. What's wrong with me?

Nothing: Your stomach/intestines are pretty much constantly in motion, which is why you hear them "growling". No pain, no nausea, no change in bowel, "feel fine" = stop listening. ...Read more

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All night my lower abdomen was growling like crazy. I can feel it go up and down. I'm not even hungry. Making me feel very uncomfortable, why is that?

All night my lower abdomen was growling like crazy. I can feel it go up and down. I'm not even hungry. Making me feel very uncomfortable, why is that?

Borborygmi: Normal intestinal sounds are not usually bad but can be embarrassing. Common causes and foods to avoid are high fructose corn syrup, lactose, and copious liquids with meals especially at night. Avoid gum chewing too. Diarrhea and abdominal pain require evaluation ...Read more

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Hi, is stomach growling associated with giardia?

Hi, is stomach growling associated with giardia?

Growling - yes: Giardia Lamblia is actually an intestinal infection. The parasite can cause nausea/ vomiting, diarrhea, pale greasy feces, abdominal cramping, ^ gas, bloating as well as gurgling/ growling of abdomen. ...Read more

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How come I have embarrassing stomach growling from holding in farts?

How come I have embarrassing stomach growling from holding in farts?

Why hold them?: Passing the gas that accumulates in your intestines from swallowed air, bacteria etc is the normal way of removing it from your body. If you are holding it in you are causing gas and fluid to squirt back thru contracting intestines, causing your noises. Better to just excuse yourself and let it pass. See this website about reducing gas :
http://digestive. Niddk. Nih. Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas. ...Read more

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Hey. I have problems with stomach growling every day. Sometimes with belching too. What could be cause of this?

Poor digestion: As we age we do not make enough hydrochloric acid with each cooked meal take betaine hcl will help with digestion <150 pounds need 1gm > 150 pounds need 2gm and above. People with chronic infection like lyme need very high dose (upwards of 40grams need special testing). ...Read more

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