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Can anxiety cause mild nausea or knot in stomach?

Can anxiety cause mild nausea or knot in stomach?

YES!!: There are many "physical symptoms" that one experiences with anxiety and that is why anxiety is often confused with a physical ailment. Make sure it is not something else though like an ulcer. ...Read more

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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Can stress cause stomach aches and hallucinations?

Can stress cause stomach aches and hallucinations?

Only if extreme: Please see your family doctor for your stomach and consult with a psychiatrist about your hallucinations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is nausea and bloated feeling in tummy linked to depression? I was diagnosed with depression and then developed a massive headache and stomach ache

Is nausea and bloated feeling in tummy linked to depression? I was diagnosed with depression and then developed a massive headache and stomach ache

Chicken & Egg: Physical problems of any kind can trigger reactive depression. Please visit your doctor and address the headache and stomach issues. See mental health pro such as a clinical psychologist for treatment of depression. "Feeling Good" book by David Burns is good for cognitive therapy self help for moods. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause headaches? Fatigue? weakness? Loose your appetite but have a hunger like pain in your stomach after eating? Dizzy? Diarrhea?

Can anxiety cause headaches? Fatigue? weakness?  Loose your appetite but have a hunger like pain in your stomach after eating? Dizzy? Diarrhea?

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, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. Yes, anxiety can lower appetite. ...Read more

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Can gastroenteritis cause a full feeling and severe pain in my pelvis? Can a fibroid cause diarhhea?

Can gastroenteritis cause a full feeling and severe pain in my pelvis? Can a fibroid cause diarhhea?

It's the other way : Around. See your dr for follow up and any concerns. Find out from your dr the cause of the diarrhea - bacterial, viral, ibs etc. Fibroids can cause pelvic pain, excessive and prolonged menses. God bless you! ...Read more

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Can a lack of sleep in late pregnancy cause nausea and diarrhea?

Can a lack of sleep in late pregnancy cause nausea and diarrhea?

Yes: Definitely stress can cause nausea and even diarrhea. If you aren't getting any sleep than likely your body is under stress. Best is to try and figure out what you can do in order to relax and get a good nights sleep. A warm bath in the evening can help. Massage and other relaxation techniques. Good luck pregnancy is hard sometimes. ...Read more

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What can cause loss of appetite and nausea in a male?

What can cause loss of appetite and nausea in a male?

Same as a female...: ...Except pregnancy! the GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. Many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, & functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies will find your answer & direct treatment. ...Read more

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My brothers symptoms are severe weight loss vomiting headaches a white tongue which trembles. He is also very tired and has a lot of mood swings.

My brothers symptoms  are severe weight loss vomiting headaches a white tongue which trembles. He is also very tired and has a lot of mood swings.

See below: Please take him to see his primary care provider asap. He needs to be looked at and full work up should be done. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause upper right abdomen pain, flushing, fatigue, vomiting and loss of appetite in a 29 year old woman. With no gallbladder or appendex?

What can cause upper right abdomen pain, flushing, fatigue, vomiting and loss of appetite in a 29 year old woman. With no gallbladder or appendex?

Pain in right abdome: The right upper abdomen contains several organs including the liver, right adrenal gland, kidney, part of the stomach, the duodenum, part of the colon. Any of these organs could contribute to these symptoms. See your doctor. After taking a history and examining you, they will likely order blood work and check some tests that could include a ct scan, UGI endoscopy, colonoscopy, and x-rays. ...Read more

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What could cause heart pain and allergies and loss of appetite and green mucus and insomnia in a 20 year old?

What could cause heart pain and allergies and loss of appetite and green mucus and insomnia in a 20 year old?

Many symptoms: See u physician , if u don't have medical problems , it could be depression, u need to be seen for evaluation. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with IBS. Can excessive stomach acid cause diarrhea?alot of heartburn and nausea this past weekend and now uncontrolled diarrhea.

Diagnosed with IBS. Can excessive stomach acid cause diarrhea?alot of heartburn and nausea this past weekend and  now uncontrolled diarrhea.

IBS: IBS in traditional medicine is a diagnosis of exclusion. Newer research shows the bacteria in your gut determine the gut health. The healthier bacteria thrive when your diet is high in natural fibers from vegetables and fruits. You can chose symptom relief in the short term or change how you eat and get more lasting results. See www.institute of functional medicine .org for more info ...Read more

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What could be a cause of numbness in hands and overall shakiness? Paired with frequent diarrhea and stomach pain

What could be a cause of numbness in hands and overall shakiness? Paired with frequent diarrhea and stomach pain

See a doctor: There are conceivable ways in which these symptoms might be connected, but only on a theoretical basis. It is more probable that there are at least two different issues and my advice would be to see your PCP for an initial evaluation and they may want you to be seen by specialists (GI and neurology). Good luck and hope this gets worked out successfully. ...Read more

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What can cause nausea and vomiting in children after surgery?

What can cause  nausea and vomiting in children after surgery?

See below: Post operative nausea and vomiting can occur in adults and children after surgery, and can be difficult to predict. It may be a person's sensitivity to the anesthesia medications, or sensitivity to post operative pain medications. Ask your surgeon or anesthesiologist for nausea preventative medications used before or during the anesthesia, or to prescribe nausea medication after surgery. ...Read more

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Can mono cause shortness of breath, and tiredness? Can it also cause patterns in how you feel such as feeling okay for one hour and horrible the next?

Can mono cause shortness of breath, and tiredness? Can it also cause patterns in how you feel such as feeling okay for one hour and horrible the next?

Yes it can: Since mono is a virus infection that can lead to the production of alot of white blood cells, your body is diverting a lot of its energy and resources to make these cells and to fight off this infection. This will lead to the production of many different proteins that can affect your mood, energy level and the production of red blood cells. ...Read more

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Woke up at 3am with severe allover abdominal pain accompanied by extreme nausea and vomiting, i also have a terrible UTI what could cause these things?

Woke up at 3am with severe allover abdominal pain accompanied by extreme nausea and vomiting, i also have a terrible UTI what could cause these things?

Get checked soon: Severe abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting could indicate appendicitis. This is an emergency and should be promptly evaluated. A UTI can cause pain but it should not be severe and nausea and vomiting are not normal symptoms. Get checked. ...Read more

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How do you know if psychological problems (anxiety,depression,or grieving) is causing your physical problems?(head/stomach aches.Tremors,heavy chest)

How do you know if psychological problems (anxiety,depression,or grieving) is causing your physical problems?(head/stomach aches.Tremors,heavy chest)

Not knowing: "Know" is pretty strong. Perhaps you'll strongly suspect it. One thing is presence of periods w/out any of the symptom. Most physical problems don't clear up and return - they stay and may worsen. Having normal exam and/or test results. These are not 100% but closer than feelings. So, have a good exam if you get past the 1st step. Then a psych eval and CBT therapy aimed at somatic mgmt. Best! ...Read more

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What cold be the cause of constant vomitting and stomach ache?

What cold be the cause of constant vomitting and stomach ache?

Some possibilities..: It can mean a visit to one's doctor or ER. Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as do ulcers, pancreatitis, or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool backs up and causes pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, fever. ...Read more

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Some days ago, I had stomach ache and it made me vomiting several times. It was my first experience. What's the cause of this?

Some days ago, I had stomach ache and it made me vomiting several times. It was my first experience. What's the cause of this?

Well : Most commonly this is a viral illness or stomach flu or can be food poisoning. If there is pain that lasts more than a minute or two or vomiting that does not stop or severe headache or not improving see a primary care doctor ...Read more

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Good morning, my toddler is 4 and for the past few weeks when it is time to go to creche she will start crying about stomach ache and vomitting. Weekends she is fine and during the day she is ok as well. What could the cause be? Psycological?

Good morning, my toddler is 4 and for the past few weeks when it is time to go to creche she will start crying about stomach ache and vomitting. Weekends she is fine and during the day she is ok as well. What could the cause be? Psycological?

Manipulation: Kids at that age don't have the sense of right & wrong that they will acquire after age 8 or so. If they don't want to do something they understand that parents will respond to their crying & feigned illness. If she is well on weekends/acts sick on crèche days she is exercising her powers of persuasion. Check out what is happening at the center before confronting the kid. It is behavioral. ...Read more

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What are the causes of vomiting , fever, headaches and stomach aches?

What are the causes of vomiting , fever, headaches and stomach aches?

Probably viral: It is usually related to a viral infection. If the symptoms persist, you should seek a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What should I do if my child is vomiting and says he has a stomach ache?

What should I do if my child is vomiting and says he has a stomach ache?

How Long?: How long has your child been ill? With kids you always have to make sure they are not getting dehydrated specially if the vomiting does not subside. Are they having diarrhea or constipation? Something you always keep in mind in kids is appendicitis. This is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Stomach ache after having coffee and feeling about to vomit? What would it be?

Stomach ache after having coffee and feeling about to vomit? What would it be?

Reflux: You may have acid reflux as coffee can worsen it, take an over the counter antacid and try to avoid caffeinated products, including sodas and chocolate, and fried food., if you smoke, stop that too. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a constant stomach ache and always feel like i'm going to vomit. Any ideas of what it could be?

Hello, I have a constant stomach ache and always feel like i'm going to vomit. Any ideas of what it could be?

Need to see a doctor: Many things can cause stomach pain and nausea. Some of those need immediate medical care like acute pancreatitis, acute cholecystitis, gall bladder infection or a heart attack. It can just be as simple as uncontrolled reflux disease, gastritis or an entero-gastritis. Your local doctor need to go over your specific symptoms, history and its severity to give you a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Am having periodic stomach aches that happens at least once every three months, they usually get better when i vomit , ?

Am having periodic stomach aches that happens at least once every three months, they usually get better when i vomit , ?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Can making yourself vomit food to help a severe stomach ache?

Can making yourself vomit food to help a severe stomach ache?

Not a good idea: Self induced vomiting has many bad effects, including tears in esophagus and bleeding, erosion of teeth due to stomach acid, electrolyte imbalance and nutritional deficiencies. ...Read more

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The night before I had a terrible stomach ache and was vomiting but I feel perfectly fine today. What was wrong with me?

The night before I had a terrible stomach ache and was vomiting but I feel perfectly fine today. What was wrong with me?

Vomiting: You may have had the bout of food poisoning or you could have had a viral infection. Either way it sounds like you are doing well now and should not worry. ...Read more

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Stomach ache had to make my self vomit due to too much pain. What does this sound like?

Stomach ache had to make my self vomit due to too much pain. What does this sound like?

What symptoms ?: Your question is too nonspecific & offers too little information for us to be more helpful. What's the quality or intensity of pain, signs, risks? GI problems run the spectrum from cancer to infection, inflammation, ischemia, metabolic disorders, motility issues, malabsorption/ maldigestion, stress, & even problems outside the GI tract. If in that much pain, recommend you seek urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi there since Tuesday I had been feeling a pain on my chest. last night .was a worst and has like stomach ache and vomit.

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Hi there since Tuesday I had been feeling a pain on my chest. last night .was a worst and has like stomach ache and vomit.

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, reflux or gastritis , respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. You should see a doctor to get more information if it is severe or persistent ...Read more

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I have felt a little bit unwell today, but I just had a peanut butter sandwich. Now I have a horrible stomach ache. I'm afraid of vomit. Help. Please!

I have felt a little bit unwell today, but I just had a peanut butter sandwich. Now I have a horrible stomach ache. I'm afraid of vomit. Help. Please!

Let tummy rest a bit: A simple tummy ache with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, whether at home or traveling, may be from a virus infection, bacteria infection, or contaminated food. A normal person, not pregnant, not on medications, usually recovers easily. Taking a Pedialyte popsicle or 2-3 oz of Pedialyte hourly, plus drinking/eating little else, may settle things down. Otherwise, a Dr. should evaluate. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more