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Chest pain in the centre and the left of the chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   i am having chest pain
User :   i did
User :   ecg
Doctor :   since when areyou having it..
User :   echo and stress test
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   last 10days
User :   and reports are normal
Doctor :   Can you describe the type of pain..
User :   some times i feel pain in cenre of chest
User :   sometime left side
User :   i feel someone is pinching me
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   27 male
User :   i am so scared
User :   can you tell me
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   yes
User :   i do smoke
Doctor :   How often do you get the pain is it there constantly or on and off type.
User :   not constantly
Doctor :   What are the Reports of ECG & ECHO.
User :   its normale
User :   and stress test is negative
Doctor :   does it have any correlatin with Diet..
User :   dont know
Doctor :   does it pain when you do not have diet on time.
User :   no
Doctor :   there are many cause of chest pain..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hence iam questioning you to arrive at the
Doctor :   Cause..
User :   dont have any chances of heart attack?
Doctor :   Cannot be ruled out since you have been a Smoker and that itself is the factor to increase the chances..
User :   after see me all reports?
Doctor :   Did not get that?
User :   my stress test,ECHO test and ECg are normal
Doctor :   Mostly could be due to the High acidity.. that has been the cause..
Doctor :   Tat is Acute Gastritis..
Doctor :   Have you been given any medicines..
User :   my these three reports are normal then whats the cance of heart attack?
Doctor :   None...
User :   when heart attack comes?
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Its is very severe pain in the Chest and the that can be radiating to the Left shoulder..
User :   does it come suddenly?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   or doctors can predefined
User :   ?
Doctor :   It usually sudden and cannot be predicted..just that by the ECHO the chances of an Heart attack are likely cab be told..
Doctor :   Based on the vessel block..
Doctor :   Have you been given any medications.
User :   without blockage heart attack not comes?
Doctor :   It will come.
User :   ok
User :   these three reports are normal
User :   it means i dont have any heart disease?
Doctor :   since there needs to be just that fact that the Blood supply to a particular area needs to be stopped that wil lead to heart attack.
Doctor :   Yes for now with these reports and the fact that they are normal i would not suspect that..
User :   it means no chance of heart attack?
Doctor :   None with this report..
Doctor :   Have i answered your query?
User :   yes
User :   i am too much scared
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   Not to Worry.
User :   i did my ECG yesterday
User :   and that was normale
Doctor :   all the Investigations wee done yesterday.
User :   no
Doctor :   then..
User :   i did stress test on 9th june
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   ECG yesterday
Doctor :   when did the Pain start..
User :   ECHO test on 5th june
Doctor :   when did the Pain start..
User :   4th june
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   since the Stresstest would have picked it up then too there are very less chances..
User :   is any chance that today my ECG is normal and tommarrow get heart attack?
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   There are possibilities of it..
User :   and what about stress test?
User :   i did stress test on 9th june
Doctor :   If youhave had an Attack earlier too then the Stress test would have picked it up..
User :   and what about ECHO test?
User :   i did my echo test on 5th june
Doctor :   ECHO is more to do with the Functional aspect and that will not be able to pick up the Minor ischemias..
Doctor :   area of loss of blood supply..
User :   means my ECHO report is normale then i dont have chance of heart attack?
Doctor :   Heart attack is better picked up in the ECG at the time of attack and the Stress test at a later date..
User :   my chance of attack?
Doctor :   did not get you..
User :   after these reports?
User :   i dont have any chance of heart attack after these reports?
Doctor :   These reports suggest that you have not had a heart attack recently..
User :   and future?
Doctor :   They can be since you have been a Smoker...
Doctor :   that alone is responsible..
User :   howmuch smoke effect?
User :   and howmany years?
Doctor :   will let youknow about that..
Doctor :   One cigarette...reduces your lifespan byâ?¦ 11 minutes
User :   ok
User :   what should i do now?
Doctor :   Quit at the earliest will be my suggestion..
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that ypou would like to know..
Doctor :   are you there?
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