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Fluttery feeling in stomach when breathing out. What does it mean?

May 2013
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I get this weird fluttery feeling in my stomach when i lay down to go to sleep.
particularly when i exhale

What could this mean?
Posted Mon, 28 Oct 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Bowel movements, psychological

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
The possible causes for fluttering sensation in the abdomen are :
- Bowel movements
- Psychological causes like stress, anxiety etc.
- Premenstrual abdominal cramps
-In case of pregnancy, baby movements etc.
Breathing can correlate with them sometimes.
If you are not having any associated problems, no need to worry.
Hope I have answered your query. I will be available to answer followup queries. If you are satisfied with the answer, please give your review at the end of the discussion.
Take care.
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