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Can anxiety cause abdominal pain, pressure or discomfort?

Can anxiety cause abdominal pain, pressure or discomfort?

Anxiety: A common question anxiety can exacerbate underlying issues, such as acid secretion or irritable bowel disease, which in turn makes the symptoms worse so yes. ...Read more

Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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Abdominal Discomfort (Definition)

Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: in women vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Also, fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? ...Read more


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Can anxiety disorder cause lower abdominal pain/discomfort?

Can anxiety disorder cause lower abdominal pain/discomfort?

Yes.: Anxiety is often accompanied by physical symptoms and the GI tract is a frequent spot. However, you need to see your doctor to rule out any other cause for the abdominal pains before connecting it to the anxiety. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause constant chest discomfort?

Can anxiety cause constant chest discomfort?

Yes indeed: You are correct - there are anxiety relieving techniques and drugs - speak to your doctor, get a good physical and ask about stress relieving options ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause back pain and indigestion?

Can anxiety cause back pain and indigestion?

Anxiety: Anxious people get tense and this can cause muscular back pain. Indigestion is quite common also as there is a delay in gastric emptying in high anxiety along with an increase in acid production. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause constant upper abdominal pain and worry cause loss of appetite?

Can anxiety cause constant upper abdominal pain and worry cause loss of appetite?

Anxiety: Anxiety manifiests in many ways. It dampens the processes in the body not needed in emergency situations such as eating and sexuality. A clinical psychologist can help, also the book feeling good by david burns. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can gas alone cause upper abdominal distention?

Yes: Gas in your intestines can distend the abdomen anywhere in the abdominal cavity. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause stomach aches?

Can anxiety cause stomach aches?

Absolutely!: or headaches, or any body pain. These are called somatizations and are a physical manifestation of anxiety, a symptom if you will. cognitive behavioral therapy can help. take care. ...Read more

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Anxiety can cause abdominal pain and weight loss?

Anxiety can cause abdominal pain and weight loss?

Yes: Still, it should be a diagnosis of exclusion. That is, exclude other, physical causes before you decide your pain and weight loss are axiety related. While this is being worked up you can begin to work on relaxation techniques, etc and eventually therapy if needed to help wiith the anxiety. If no physical cause is found you will have already started treating the anxiety. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more

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Can gas cause pain with urination?

Can gas cause pain with urination?

As you bear down : With your abs to pass urine (valsalva), this may also expel gas (flatus) in your bowels at the same time. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause chest discomfort?

Can diabetes cause chest discomfort?

Chest pain: Diabetics have a higher incidence of coronary heart disease than non diabetics though not all chest pain is heart disease. See your doc. ...Read more

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Could depression cause daily abdomen discomfort?

Could depression cause daily abdomen discomfort?

Yes, decompression: Might be a cause for abdominal discomfort. It is important to rule out medical causes before assuming that depression is the cause. Take care. ...Read more

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Can anxiety and stress cause lower abdominal cramping and pressure?

Can anxiety and stress cause lower abdominal cramping and pressure?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, digestive issues etc. Please see your doctor first and & go to a mental health professional if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause abdominal pain?

Can constipation cause abdominal pain?

Yes: One of the sign of constipation is pain because of the difficulty of passing the stool. ...Read more

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Does anxiety and stress cause indegestion/minor chest and upper abdomen discomfort?

It can: You need to see your provider to be examined. Ask for a referral to a therapist - just a prescription for anxiety medication will not be as effective as learning how to avoid, reduce and manage stress and anxiety. CBT can do that. If meds are needed you can have them too. ...Read more

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What can cause severe abdominal pain while breathing?

What can cause severe abdominal pain while breathing?

Hope U R breathing!: Seriously, if the pain is acutely severe, or of sufficient intensity as to be reproduced by the physical act of abdominal and chest excursion, then seek help now! you may be describing a "surgical abdomen", a perforated viscus, or significant cardiopulmonary disease. Please call 911. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause chest pain and heat?

Yes it could: Especially if a consequence of your anxiety is hyperventilation. See a mental health counselor and get your emotions under control. Could we guide you here online via a Concierge visit? ...Read more

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Can adolescents cause any abdominal symptoms?

Can  adolescents cause any abdominal symptoms?

Question not clear: Please rephrase your question as it is not clear what you are asking. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,312 doctors shared insights

Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain = discomfort of structures ...Read more