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Can you get stomach ulcers from stress

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
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
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Stress - yes: Stress can cause stomach ulcers by increasing the acid production in the stomach.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
Preventive Medicine 35 years experience
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
A 25-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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
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.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
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 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mort (Doc) Orman
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
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
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristine Gerwell
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alice Urbankova
Cosmetic Dentistry 17 years experience
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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Emotional stress: Your collection of symptoms point towards the last concern. Mental stress. I believe you should discuss your concerns with a primary care doctor.

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