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Stomach noises: gurlging sounds from intestines

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For the past 2 months or so I have had problems with my stomach. At first I was getting sharp pains, bad enough that I was unable to move sometimes. They stopped after a few weeks and now I am left with my stomch rumbling and making funny noises practically all day everyday. No other symptoms, just the funny gurgling noises. Can you suggest what it may be?

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Laura


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replied January 31st, 2007
Digestive & Bowel Disorders Answer A2246
Gurgling noises coming from the abdomen are probably due to the increased peristaltic effect of the intestines. When peristalsis increases, the liquid intestinal containment (himus) moves faster causing turbulence. The turbulent movement of the himus causes sound effects. Sound effects are more expressed if there is an air in the intestines. If there are no cramps, vomiting or diarrhea present gurgling noises coming from the abdomen indicate no disorder.
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