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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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My dad is getting over bronchitis&coughing a lot.He now has severe pain in his lower abdomen&low back, he had to lay down.Coincidence or something new?

My dad is getting over bronchitis&coughing a lot.He now has severe pain in his lower abdomen&low back, he had to lay down.Coincidence or something new?

See a doctor: Coughing by itself can cause flank and abdomen pain due to repeated forceful muscle contraction. Worsening cough after a bronchitis is concerning. Many things can cause that prolonged cough. Some is more benign like post bronchitis bronchospasm or a more severe problem like pneumonia, pleural effusion or fluid in the lung. You should take your dad to see a local physician. ...Read more

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6 months pregnant, I have lots of pressure in my lower abdomen and back, it gets worse if I lay down and sit, I also feel like my vagina is pulsing?

6 months pregnant, I have lots of pressure in my lower abdomen and back, it gets worse if I lay down and sit, I also feel like my vagina is pulsing?

Pressure & pulsing: Pressure and vaginal vascular pulsing are absolutely a part of the "joys of pregnancy". In 3 months you will have a baby as a reason for all the discomfort. Congratulations! ...Read more

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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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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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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