A 37-year-old female asked:
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can gas cause 10/10 stabbing pressure pain in your belly, upper gastric & chest area area? took 2 doses of mylanta & protonix (pantoprazole) and pain has calmed down to a 4/10 level but still pressure in ug & chest

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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
GERD: Your pain may be due to gastroesophageal reflux. See your doctor or a gastroenterologist for help.
Answered on Dec 8, 2013
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Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: If this happens regularly, please see your physician to rule out other conditions and give you medications to take regularly until your symptoms get better instead of just taking medications when you are symptomatic. Good luck!
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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If it is reflux: The proton pump inhibitors help if you take them in the evening, as gerd is worst at night. Your history sounds consistent.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yes: Protonix (pantoprazole) may cause nausea, vomiting, loose stool, gas & abdominal pain. Take care
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