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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?

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Dr. Thomas Seck
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
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Dr. Frank Gaskill
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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