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Chest pain, pain in arms and while breathing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Umm...well my boyfriend was haveing some pains in his cheast today...and everytime he moved his arms or tried to breath it would hurt
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   19 male cashier/cook hopkins, sc engaged dependent?
Doctor :   Doe he smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   newports everyday...marijuana twice by weekly....budlight everyday.....
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies? Any Operations If so why? please say if there is family history of such problems.
User :   no
User :   he said most of his family has diabets
Doctor :   did he check himself
User :   no
User :   but would that make his cheast hurt
Doctor :   Look your BF has few risk factors
Doctor :   like Marijuana, family h/o of diabetes
Doctor :   which can lead to the occasional chest pains
User :   so he needs to stop smoking and get teasted
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   very imp
Doctor :   taking the risk factors into consideration
Doctor :   smoking and marijuna can constrict the blood vessels thereby hamper the bllos circulation to the heart
User :   -
Doctor :   thus a compromise of oxygen
Doctor :   ask him to join the smoking quit program
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   it is good for him
Doctor :   check the link out
User :   he said he is not going back to rehabe
Doctor :   Persuade him
Doctor :   to go back
Doctor :   He can take the nictoine alternatives
Doctor :   like gums
User :   ok...but can it result in his death
Doctor :   patches which give him same amount of pleasure
Doctor :   May not be now
Doctor :   but certainly increases the chances
Doctor :   later on
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   50 times
Doctor :   have you filled the feedback form
User :   yes
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   i can answer
User :   ummmm....
User :   yea
Doctor :   smoking increases the chacnes by 50 times than normal individuals that dont smoke
Doctor :   at the smae time quitting reduces to the same amount
User :   we have been trying to have a baby
Doctor :   How old are yu?
User :   19
User :   would smoking hurt that change
User :   chance
Doctor :   Smoking reduces the sperm content of a man
Doctor :   it along with ther local factors and other general healthcondition can bring about a major diff
User :   ok
User :   i think he will stop now
Doctor :   I appreciate that
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service

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