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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello, my father has undergone CABG on Jan 4rt 2010. after the surgery he started complaining pain in the right side of the chest near the ribs...he also tells that this pain is like gastric trouble...pain killer relieves the pain but he gets it again within 15mins. please advice
Doctor :   When did the pain start initially
User :   hello, my father has undergone CABG on Jan 4rt 2010. after the surgery he started complaining pain in the right side of the chest near the ribs...he also tells that this pain is like gastric trouble...pain killer relieves the pain but he gets it again within 15mins. please advice
User :   1 week after surgery
User :   but surgean tells that pains are normal in cabg patients
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Did he consult him?
User :   yes..he still tells same..
User :   is it gastric trouble
User :   ?
Doctor :  
Can you name the tablet he took and releieved of the pain?
User :   ultracet
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
This is tramadol
User :   i dint get..what is tramodol?
Doctor :  
and it is mild analgeisc
Doctor :  
pain killer
User :   ok...
Doctor :  
i mean
User :   but why that pain...
Doctor :  
Is he given some other tablets by the doctor who is following him
User :   many other heart related tablets..cardivol, linoxin,etc
Doctor :  
Any antacids?
User :   just a second i am looking at prescription
User :   dieter-20
User :   atocor-20
Doctor :  
ok
User :   palgril at 2pm
User :   thats it..
User :   also advice on this: he complains about not passing motions and pain due to it..
Doctor :  
Ok these are fine
Doctor :  
YOur doctor should have added Proton pump inhibitors
Doctor :  
they are prescription based
Doctor :  
so you can ask him when you get back to him
User :   what does it mean? and what it does?
Doctor :   It helps in reducing the excess acid in the stomach

User :   do you mean this pain is due to acidity only? or any other reason?
Doctor :  
It is probably
Doctor :  
because of that
Doctor :  
and the frequent pain killers are trouble some
Doctor :  
and I could easily say that
User :   if he keeps 3 or 4 pillows in front of him and keep his head on it then he will feel relief
User :   he used to say same thing before surgery also
Doctor :  
I think he should see a Gastroenterologist
Doctor :  
and get a check up done
User :   ok then is it not related to heart or any mistake in CABG?
User :   just out of anxiety i am asking this...please advice
Doctor :  
I think it can be easily handled
Doctor :  
You should not worry
Doctor :   Do you have discharge summary
User :   thanks:)
Doctor :  
of the doctor
Doctor :  
after the surgery
User :   it is not with me now....but i wanted to show to you once....
User :   please advice
Doctor :   Please mail me at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :  
and I shall get back to you with answers if any
User :   no way to meet you personally....
User :   ?
Doctor :  
I am sorry, we are not entitled to disclose the details
Doctor :  
but I surely help you over the email
Doctor :  
and do the best for your dad's problem
User :   can you recommend any other doctor? :)
User :   thanks
User :   or your mobile number
Doctor :   Let me see the reports

Doctor :  
You can take an opinion from our cardiologist too
User :   their contact details?
Doctor :  
WWW.WWWW.WW User :   ok sure...
User :   one more thing---he will take dulphalac 30ml but still suffer with excretion....
Doctor :  
Where is your father
Doctor :   What is his age

User :  
Doctor :   Any other medical problems
User :   67
Doctor :  
Where are you?
User :  
User :   he recently got stress diabetes
User :   2 days before surgery
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Wont you think it would be better if I take the problem directly from your father
Doctor :  
so that he can explain his problems better
User :   exactly i want the samething..thats the reason i asked your mobile number or to meet you directly
Doctor :  
As I have told you I cannot disclose my details except my name
Doctor :  
I am Dr.
Doctor :  
I can give a call to you father
User :   where are you placed?
User :   ok...do you want his mobile number?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :  
Please
Doctor :  
Actually this a second service you have to avail
Doctor :  
but I consider this
User :   0000---
Doctor :  
as I could not get better details from you
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   ok...i will look in to it...
Doctor :  
I shall call at the convenience
Doctor :  
today
Doctor :  
and know what are his problem
User :   ok....i will let you know...
Doctor :  
and how can we go about his treatment
Doctor :  
and who is the best person in Hyderabad
Doctor :  
Our CRM team shall call and take his convenient time
Doctor :  
and then put across to me
Doctor :  
You do not need to call him
Doctor :  
His name?

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