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Chest pain and numbness on right palm - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   I am having a small problem .... since 2 days I am having a slight chest pain on the right and since last night I am having numbness on my right palm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   this is around the little finger and beneth the little finger area
User :   I am 27, Female, Unmarried
User :   and I am a student
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any vomiting sensation or sweating along with chest pain?
User :   I was resting my hand on the elbows and working on the laptop for quite long and after that this numbness started
User :   no nothing as such
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the numbness still persists
User :   I fee tht pain only when I breath hard or when i move sides
User :   yes the numbness is still there
User :   I did some hand pumping exercise also but it does not seem to go
Doctor :   do u have neck pain or back pain as well
Doctor :   do u have weakness of the arm
User :   no ... but since morning there is slight pain on the lower muscles of my hand like in the biceps portion
Doctor :   ok
User :   not really ...
Doctor :   how long u use the computers
User :   for long hours
Doctor :   u need to take break
User :   and since I have my exams I have been writing whole day yesterday
Doctor :   for pain relief
Doctor :   u can use this myolaxin oint
User :   for like more than 5 hrs continuously
Doctor :   get a ECG done at the earliest
Doctor :   is the chest pain continous?
User :   no
Doctor :   u can apply this oint ment on the arm
Doctor :   this is due to occupational overuse
User :   ok
Doctor :   or computer related injury
Doctor :   i will send u a document on CRI
Doctor :   u please go throu that to prevent further injury
User :   ok
Doctor :   for chest pain
Doctor :   we need to rule out cardiac cause
Doctor :   so u need to get a ECG done
User :   I had got an egc done like 6months back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was the report
User :   do u suggest me to get it done once again
Doctor :   chest pain could also be due to gastritis
User :   no problems is what it said
User :   yes tht is what I thought
Doctor :   any chest must be taken seriously
Doctor :   chest pain i mean
Doctor :   at ur age it is not likely
Doctor :   cardiac cause
Doctor :   u need to do few exercise at ur desktop
Doctor :   for numbness and pain in ur arms
Doctor :   it is due to CRI OR RSI
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes Doc
Doctor :   any doubts
Doctor :   please ask
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yes sure will do
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   I think tht is fine ... I will get the ointment
Doctor :   u apply for the arms
Doctor :   maintain proper posture when u sit
User :   and apply and go for an ECG soon
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes get a ECG done
Doctor :   u can take gelusil MPS syrup
User :   ok
Doctor :   two tea spoonfull three times a day for 1 week
User :   ok
Doctor :   its very imp to go through th document we send
Doctor :   to prevent further injury
User :   sure will do
Doctor :   if the problem persists i suggest u to consult the orthopaedician
User :   ok
Doctor :   did u fill the feedback form i sent u
User :   no sorry I did not get it
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   can u re-send
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   did u fill the form this time
User :   yes I did
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   thank you Doc
User :   nothing much
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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