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What causes "knot" in stomach?

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Dr. Austina Cho
Psychiatry
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In brief: Anxiety, stress

Sometimes anxiety or may cause tightness in the abdominal muscles or it may cause spasms in the GI tract.
Stress may cause increased acid production with reflux through the sphincter between your esophagus and stomach.

In brief: Anxiety, stress

Sometimes anxiety or may cause tightness in the abdominal muscles or it may cause spasms in the GI tract.
Stress may cause increased acid production with reflux through the sphincter between your esophagus and stomach.
Dr. Austina Cho
Dr. Austina Cho
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