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Suffering from lack of sleep due to noisy stomach. Fear Heart failure?

My father is suffering from lack of sleep due to the fact that during the night while he is lying down, his stomach makes loud noises, but only when he breathes out. I was concerned it might be crackles due to possible heart failure , but the doctor sounded his back during the day and said his chest sounds clear. He is 88
Asked On : Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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as a cardiologist i can tell you that your father symptoms is not likely of heart failure symptoms
in old age it might be possible that GI peristalsis may get disturbed
i advice to consult gestroenterologist once and get evaluted
take care
Answered: Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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