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11 Feb 2004

Nausea - Can it be related to stress or ulcers
Dear Doctor,

I have recently been through a tremendous amount of stress with lossing a loved one and resigning from work without a new job.

I have always had a bit of a week stomach and would take a
nausea pill, say once a week. Either I wake up nauseas or a cup of coffee makes me feel ill etc. Lately I wake up nauseas and I have to take a pill first thing, again at around 11am and every three hours after that just to stop feeling ill. I do not actually ever vomit, I try my hardest to avoid that, but I constantly feel ill lately.

Could this be stress related? Could this be an ulcer? Could I become addicted/acustomed to nausea pills? What should I do?

More information... a lake of interest in eating. Obviously a bit of sadness, crying etc.

Thanks in advance for your advice...anything would be appreciated as I cannot stand this any longer.

Yours in anticipation,
Answer 353 views

01 Jan 0001

Gillian, it may definitely be due to stress, but it might also be due to a liver or gallbladder problem. The best would be to see your doctor if it doesn’t clear up or becomes worse. Good luck.
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