A 23-year-old female asked:
i'm a 23 year old female with ocd and aspergers i have previously had 2 stomach ulcers and suffer from heartburn daily could these issues be related?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Thomas Seck answered
17 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Patients with ocd and asperger's tend to also have anxiety issues and anxiety can worsen heartburn symptoms.
Answered on Dec 12, 2017
Dr. Frank Gaskill answered
24 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Aspergers: Often aspies can struggle with anxiety which can result is a variety of issues. Some if these can include ulcers and panic. Rule out physical issues and seek cbt from a licensed psychologist. Here is a quick take on aspergers. Autism spectrum and aspergers in 8 mins. Check it! http://youtu.Be/xg1ngp1ngds.
Answered on Mar 8, 2013
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