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Could stress cause stomach problems?

Could stress cause stomach problems?

Yes: Significant stress levels can contribute to gastrointestinal issues (think ibs, loose stools, pud). Work to manage your stress. ...Read more

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What causes continuous stomach problems when dining out?

What causes continuous stomach problems when dining out?

Lots of things: Do a diet diary, with symptoms for several days. Include all beverages (including water, one, soda, etc), gum, etc. Bring it with you when you see your doc.History and physical may help to figure it out. Additional testing possible. ...Read more

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Can constant anxiety and feeling nervous all the time cause stomach problems?

Can constant anxiety and feeling nervous all the time cause stomach problems?

Yes: Some of the attributes of anxiety include physical complaints, which can include some nausea, bloating, a butterfly feeling, loose stool, etc. A primary doctor can help you figure out how to handle this stress and whether these other complaints are part of the anxiety. ...Read more

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When I was chewing dip I accidentally swallowed some can this cause stomach problems. Thank you.

Chewing tobacco : Chewing tobacco increases the risk of cancer of the lip, mouth, and throat. Swallowing it just once won't cause stomach problems but remember that it is a known carcinogen and over time the exposure can kill you. Be safe. ...Read more

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My boyfriend frequently gets stomach upsets and stomach problems & was told to check on his gallbladder;could this be the cause of his stomach issues?

My boyfriend frequently gets stomach upsets and stomach problems & was told to check on his gallbladder;could this be the cause of his stomach issues?

Medical eval needed: Many things can cause stomach issues, and i suppose gall bladder is only one. Referral to a gastroenterologist or internal medicine doctor would seem to be needed to beging a systematic approach to diagnosis rather than a shot in the dark. This is likely to help - best of luck! ...Read more

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Can whisky drinking cause stomach problems?

Can whisky drinking cause stomach problems?

Really?#%: Alcohol is very irritating to the stomach as anyone who have vomited from drinking too much. I know we are prudes across the pond but you Europeans have a misguided notion of what is acceptable drinking. ...Read more

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I think I might have osteoporosis i'm on naproxen but I read that it causes stomach problems what if i'm always having stomach pains as well?

I think I might have osteoporosis i'm on naproxen but I read that it causes stomach problems what if i'm always having stomach pains as well?

Possible Side Effect: Naproxen can definitely result in stomach pain if taken for a long period of time as it results in GI ulcers. Would discuss with your pcp or GI specialist to determine if there are other causes for stomach pain. Otherwise discontinue the Naproxen and you may require an endoscopic evaluation of the stomach to confirm ulcers. At the very least take a ppi or food with naproxen. ...Read more

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