A 28-year-old female asked:
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can ulcer cause excessive gas in your upper chest and throat? this is scaring me. my chest feels tight

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Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux: This is probably reflux. Try maalox or Tums and see if it helps. You could also try Pepcid (famotidine) ac. Good luck.
Answered on Jul 13, 2017

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