I am 5Ft 9 and 14 stone in weight . On numerous occasions when I have drank water or other liquids I can feel as if they are slopping about at the top of my stomach . In fact I can hear the liquid swilling round. It is uncomfortable but not painful and goes after a short while .I have experienced it for a number of yearsWhat is causing this to happen?
Person's Gender: Male
Person's Age: 71
Drinking less with meals
HiIs there reflux in the mouth ? Any nausea or vomiting ?Do you have constipation ?Any urinary symptoms ?Do you smoke ?Any blood in stools or black colored stools ?Please let me knowDr.Tharun
No I have none of these symptoms.I do not smoke
Hi water and fluids stay in the stomach for some time before they pass on to the intestines and during this time they can move around the stomach and splash.This is normal sensation and lot of people can have this.In absence of any other symptoms , there is nothing to worry at the moment.I hope this helps youRegardsDr.Tharun
MBBS, DNB surgery and presently working as Urology resident towards the degree of Urologist.