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can you get stomach ulcers from stress

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Common physical : Symptom of anxiety. This can include total body trembling, shaking, shivering, and it can occur in any muscle group. Please see an excellent overview ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
47 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Stomach ulcers are caused either by an infection with h pylori bacteria or by damage from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids such as aspiri ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Ulcers and stress: Tis is a complicated answer but let me try to explain it simply. In periods of stress, there is an over production of two hormones from the adrenal. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Yes, but......: Yes, but it could be a lot of things. Unless the "people" telling you this are doctors who have examined you, trust no one. Go see a real doctor and ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe, but...: ...lots of things can cause nausea. Simple testing may clarify the reason, but endoscopy is definitive if your goal is to rule out ulcerations.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
H. pylori & Ulcers: H. pylori is a type of bacteria. These germs can enter your body and live in your digestive tract. After many years, they can cause sores, called ulce ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mort (Doc) Orman
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Lots Of Debate: There's debate about this. I believe yes, but it's not a simple one cause only situation. Stress can certainly contribute to the development of stom ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristine Gerwell
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes.: The GI tract is full of nerve endings, and stress often manifests in this area...Note how many people get "butterflies in my stomach" or feel nauseate ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Definitely dyspepsia is one of the symptoms of gastritis, increased anxiety level stimulates gastric secretion of HCL, gastric acid
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alice Urbankova
16 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Ulcers: Mouth ulcers should be evaluated. How many, how long, frequent occurrence or first time outbreak. The cause needs to be determined and treated. Depend ... Read More

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