Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
123 Doctors are Online

Sensation of being punched in stomach when trying to sleep with involuntary grunts. Reason?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

General Surgeon
Practicing since : 1995
Answered : 1832 Questions
I have the sensation of being punched in the stomach when trying to sleep, I make involuntary grunts at the same time. This happens nearly every night.
Posted Wed, 11 Sep 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 53 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It may be irritable bowel syndrome

Detailed Answer:
It can be Irritable bowel syndrome.
You should reduce your anxiety
Dinner should be light,not heavy.
High fiber diet and green leafy vegetables have to be taken.
I prescribe a pre and probiotic capsule to my patients with this complaint along with antispasmodic.
If your condition is not relieved with these measures,
you should get investigated with Ultrasound abdomen & Upper GI Endoscopy
Wish you good health
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Gastroenterologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor