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A 42-year-old member asked:

Could stress cause stomach problems?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: Significant stress levels can contribute to gastrointestinal issues (think ibs, loose stools, pud). Work to manage your stress.

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Can stomach problems come from stress?

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What is causing my stomach problems?

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Like what?: Stomach problems can be one of many things like: pain, nausea, indigestion or bloating. You need to be specific and provide some more details before we can help you.
Last updated Feb 22, 2016

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