Grumbling Feeling

A grumbling feeling is a normal part of digestion. The causes for grumbling are hunger, incomplete digestion, or indigestion. But if the grumbling sounds and stomach pain are present regularly, then it can be indicative of a disorder called irritable bowel syndrome.

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What does symptoms like loose stools, abdominal pain and stomach grumbles indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. This all started two weeks ago. I started to have some loose stools, abdominal pain (lasts about two seconds, it comes and goes almost twice a day) and grumbling in the stomach. My doctor gave me a three-day course of Buscopan, charcoal, and Apo-ranitidine after whi...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Occasional abdominal pain, loose stool, urges for toilet all suggest that you might have irritable bowel syndrome. This is a chronic condition. If you experience worsening of symptoms, change in consistency of stool, any episode of any amount of bleeding along with stoo...  Read Full »

I often get a grumbling feeling in my stomach. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, From time to time, I get empty stomach or grumbling feeling below the sternum. No pain/ everything else is alright. My appetite is good, bowel movements are normal. The sensation can last several days, subside for days or weeks and then reappear. Ideas?  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. From what you mentioned, most probably you have dyspepsia which is a problem due to abnormal gastric acid secretion. I suggest a trial of Pantoprazole 20 mg tablet once a day before breakfast for a month. Eat simple meals. Have Maalox (Magne...  Read Full »

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