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Chest and back pain, palpitations post ATT - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I helpyou
User :   Hi
User :   I hope you can help me in diagnosing my problem
Doctor :   ok I shall surely try
User :   Actually i had 4 abdominal surgeries in past for intestinal perfoartion TB
User :   I went for these surgeries coz i had lots of pains in my abdomen with vomiting n bad condition
User :   I started ATT course which i finished after 10 months
Doctor :   k
User :   Now i dont have TB nor abdominal pain but since then and still i am having chest pains, heaviness, back pain and rapid heartbeat
User :   took so many treatment of each type but no one was successful
User :   no one can diagnose why i am having constant chest pain
User :   i am not able to stand or work like before
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   Please please help
User :   i am 25, female, xxxxx , xxxxx , married
User :   with no children
Doctor :   Frankly speaking you need physical examination to diagnose the problem, the online consultation hardly helps in arriving the diagnosis
User :   please guide
User :   what sort of test i should go for
Doctor :   I can understand your problem and since you had been to the doctors in your place you should better approach a higher centre
User :   A chest x-ray showed that i have fibrosis in upper right im all due to fibrosis?
Doctor :   Fibrosis is due to the healing of TB in the chest
Doctor :   it is hardly a reason for the chest pain
User :   i also feel shortness of breath
Doctor :   but the after ATT the person looks more fatigue and depressed
User :   i went for anxiet treatment, stomach treatment and all other...
Doctor :   Due to fibrosis there is some Short of breath
Doctor :   happens
User :   hmmm but now its been 1.5 years since i was operted last time
User :   apparently i look perfect
Doctor :   Yes
User :   but internally these are the problem
User :   cant u suggest me some tests
User :   ??
Doctor :   The only way I can guide you is to take huge and rich diet
Doctor :   Make a habit of healthy life style with exercise routine which helps in expansion of lost lung
Doctor :   and there by decreasing the shortness of breath
User :   i do so
Doctor :   What are the lung function test showing
User :   I sthere any thing i could do to make my lungs function better infact best
Doctor :   Were the Tread mill, ECG and ECHO done
User :   I want to start a job near my house but i am so upset due to my inability of working and pain for standing long time
Doctor :   What are the results?
Doctor :   Yes I can understand the plight of your condition
User :   ECG and ECho were quite fine but what is Tread mill?
Doctor :   ECG during exercise that is walking on the Tread mill
Doctor :   which can point out the heart defects while at work
User :   or is this have any connection with feamle disorder as i have PCOS... and m trying to conceive but i am not getting pregnant yet
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no
User :   that was not done
Doctor :   PCOS is a different condition mostly due to hormonal imbalance
Doctor :   due to overweight
User :   Although i did not go foe any specific lung test....only chest xray
Doctor :   Which place do you stay in Pakistan
User :xxxxx
Doctor :   and is the hospital a tertiary referral centre
Doctor :   where youi are being treated?
User :   almost every where
User :   all the big hospitals
Doctor :   I think you need a complete physical examination now after the ATT treatment to check if there is any left out infection
User :   xxxxx hospital
User :   xxxxx hospital
xxxxx hospital
User :   ok
Doctor :   along with Cardiac and Lung function tests
Doctor :   the PCOD could be answered too
Doctor :   with all the things
User :   ok:)]
Doctor :   I think you should not
User :   i will do that
Doctor :   be depressed
Doctor :   at this young age
Doctor :   You have lot of life
Doctor :   You continue with the rich diet and healthy life style I said
Doctor :   with acomplete physical examination and follow up monthly check ups
User :   1 sec
Doctor :   As we are based in India, I can only help you if you can come over here for the treatment
Doctor :   wherein we can help you
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   its done
User :   you are indian?
Doctor :   yes
User :   good...
User :   so finally i should go for lung tests i gess...
Doctor :   the tests that I mentioned
Doctor :   Complete physical , TReadmill
User :   i am newly married almost and after marriage i am only going through these ailments
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is your wt and ht
User :   I really wanna get well soon
User :   weight is 50 with 5'2"
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I hope you do well soon
User :   Thanks for your help ...

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