What Causes Gurgling in the Stomach?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 29, 2020 6:32:31 PM ET
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Gurgling in the stomach is caused by the peristaltic movement of the intestines, according to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Excessive stomach gurgling, if accompanied by other symptoms such as diarrhea, can be caused by certain medical conditions, including lactose intolerance and celiac disease.