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What is rumbling in intestines?

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Dr. John Edmison
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Peristalsis

You are hearing substances (food, liquid, gas) being pushed through your bowels via contractions.
This mechanism is called peristalsis and is normal.

In brief: Peristalsis

You are hearing substances (food, liquid, gas) being pushed through your bowels via contractions.
This mechanism is called peristalsis and is normal.
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Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Air

As food passes by air moves around causing rumbling noise.

In brief: Air

As food passes by air moves around causing rumbling noise.
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