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History of acid reflux. Just got done taking Zantac for some

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History of acid reflux. Just got done taking Zantac for some acid reflux I had. As well as history of constipation in the past.
Experiencing some pain on right side. Does not hurt when pressed on scared its pancreatitis but I don't really have any the other symptoms.
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 days ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 days ago.

any other medical issues?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
corrected email. Prob rate the pain at a 3 but uncomfortable. Laying down on my back my back hurts as well. Don't know really if it's gas or pacreatitis. Or something else.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 days ago.

no nausea/vomiting?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Constipation, infrequent bowel movements.
Heartburn, possible acid reflux.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 days ago.

any nausea/vomiting?

does food trigger it?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Not really? Had some last night with loose bowel movement but the flu also has been going around
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
At work.
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
It does? I haven't had dinner yet today.
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Just worried it could b something serious. Also have a headache at the moment.
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Feeling better laying down then sitting up
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
No fever. No elevated heart rate.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 days ago.

It doesn't sound serious to me

probably a stomach bug

there is a lot of that going around

Is that helpful?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
not pancreatitis
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 days ago.

No I don't think so

it would be really painful with eating with pancreatitis

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