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Asthma and chest pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query
User :   I have been having some breathing problems the past couple of days
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I think It might be Asthma, but I'm not sure
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Do you think you could help me?
Doctor :  
what other symptoms are you having?
User :   Well, Whenever I do any kind of physical activity, I will wheeze and cough alot.
User :   I also cough alot during the evening and morning.
User :   I don't have a cold though
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
are you having wheezing?
User :   yes, but not at this very moment.
Doctor :  
is there chest pain while coughing?
User :   Sometimes. I usually only get chest pain during physical activity.
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
are you on any medications now?
User :   No
Doctor :  
ok
User :   So what do you think I should do?
Doctor :  
do you feel difficulty in breathing on lying down? or is it same throughout the day?
User :   Well, sometimes at night I will feel slight pressure on my chest while lying down, but only ocassionally.
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
based on the history that you have given, there are possibilities that you could have asthma
Doctor :  
this will need further investigations and evaluation

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