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Chest pain while breathing, 1.5 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   My heart hurts when I breathe (deep breathes) in, plese advise.
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hi
User :   My heart hurts when I breathe (deep breathes) in, plese advise.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this complaint?
User :   for 1 1/2 days...
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Can you rate the pain fro 1 to 10.
User :   2
Doctor :   OK.
User :   just uncomfortable...
Doctor :   Can you give me the exact location of the pain?
User :   under my left breast
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   like the nipple area
Doctor :   Do you have any other associated symptoms like sweating, weakness , etc?
User :   no...
Doctor :   Is the pain present all the time?
User :   no only when I take a deep breathe...
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you remember any injury to the chest area recently?
User :   no.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Does the pain increase on doing any physical activity?
User :   no.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you taken any medication for it?
User :   no.
Doctor :   Give me your age and weight?
User :   36 and 210
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any breathing difficulty?
User :   no.
Doctor :   Fever, body ache?
User :   no but I have the chills and have felt sick to my stomach for the same amount of days 1 1/2 days
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I cant be prego , had a tubal 10+ yrs ago.
Doctor :   From what you have said it doesn't look like it is
Doctor :   related to heart.
User :   oh GOOD!
User :   what are you thinking?
Doctor :   It could be the muscle, nerve or the lung.
User :   what should I do??
Doctor :   Take some rest.
Doctor :   Hot water compressions.
User :   to the chest?
Doctor :   Take pain killers.
User :   where will I get that??
Doctor :   OTC.
User :   ok..
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