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Burning feeling at the centre of the chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi Verma
User :   Sir
Doctor :   Hi
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User :   I have been suffering from cough for last 10 days... I have used Syrup initially for 3 days.. Later, I stopped coughing... However, I have noticed a feeling like some kind of burning in my chest (center part)...
Doctor :  
Ok
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What was the Syrup you used initially?
User :   I went to my home town during last weekend... I was asked to take Endoscopy test...
Doctor :  
ok
User :   In the test, every thing is normal...
User :   I was asked to take some medicine for acidity kind of thing...
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Cough was coming some times (not frequently)...
User :   I went to visit doctor yesterday in Madiwala after I came back from my home town
Doctor :   ok

User :   He did the check up and told me that I have throat infection... He also told that I may have got infection in the chest... He asked me to take Blood test...
Doctor :  
fine
User :   I went for blood test... Everything was normal except ESR... ESR is 23%...
User :   What does this ESR 23% mean to my health??
User :   My age is almost 25 yrs...
Doctor :  
ESR is raised in many conditions even during normal adults, while taking medicines, after recovery it increases.
Doctor :  
Hence just with ESR raised it is not conclusive of anything
User :   Is 23% ESR is not a problem??
Doctor :   If you are only worried aboiut ESR, then do not bother

Doctor :  
and take the medicines advised by the Doctor
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as a complete course
User :   Doctor gave me some antibiotic medicine (Aziwork 500)
Doctor :  
Ok
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You can take it
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for the precribed time
User :   How powerful this medicine is??
Doctor :  
It is good and helps in controlling the infection
User :   What is your suggestion on my inconvenient feeling in my center of the chest??
User :   Do I need to go for further check up??
User :   Can it be due to Swine Flu kind of virus??
Doctor :   I can give you these tips. Follow them for some time

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and if not get better then we can look into further work up.
User :   OK
Doctor :  
1) Do not overeat for next 10 days. Try to eat short of the stomach.
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2) No oily or fried items
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2) Drink tepid water or normal water
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4) Drink as many fluids in the form of juices ( preferably fresh ) and water
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5) Take the AZIWORK after food
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6) Take Aristozyme syrup, 10 ml half an hour before food, three times a day for 10 days
User :   What kind of juices do you suggest??
Doctor :  
Anything except Lemon, Orange
User :   Yes, you have given very good suggestion as per my past 5 days experience... I feel little burning kind of feeling after taking Orange... Why is it so??
Doctor :  
Orange increase the acid production
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and more problems
User :   So, is it acidity problem??
Doctor :  
We cannot rule out
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More over it increases when taking antibiotics
User :   OK
Doctor :  
Did you follow my suggestions
User :   Yes, I understand your suggestions well...
Doctor :  
Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :  
Please follow up with me after a week
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of these measiures
User :   I take Lemon tea in office at least two times per day.. Do I need to stop taking even Lemon tea??
Doctor :  
Yes
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Take normal tea with out milk
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with simple sugar in it
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Milk makes it heavy
User :   Shall I take Tulsi Green tea, a product from Organing India (without milk)...
Doctor :   Yes this is better option
User :   Small Correction - Organic India...
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
I know
User :   Is any of my symptoms related to Swine Flu?? Or do I need not worry about this now??
Doctor :   Not now
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If you are not geeting
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better
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then we can look into it
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Wash your hands as frequently as possible
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with soap
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THis is the simplest measure you should take
User :   Can I avoid step 6 (taking syrup)? Because I am already taking other medicine more..
Doctor :  
You can avoid that
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and take the same Tulsi tea
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30 min before meal
User :   OK
Doctor :  

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Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
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Bye for now
User :   Thanks a lot... Done...
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