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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   My wife has pain on right side of the chest
User :   and she feels breathing problem
User :   is this common in ladies
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is her age?
Doctor :   Since how long she has this?
User :   30
User :   she has this problem from 3-4 years
User :   itcomes and stops
User :   it will be there for 1 or 2 days
Doctor :   Any family history of heart disease?
User :   yes her mother had heart problem
Doctor :   Did you check with a doctor for the last 3 to 4 yrs?
User :   did not check for this specific problem
Doctor :   Is this related to her menstrual periods?
User :   while working or walking she does not has this problem
User :   it was happening during mestural periods
User :   her date is around 7 th of every month
User :   but yesterday also she faced this problem
User :   is that possible
Doctor :   Ok we can relate it to the premenstrual syndrome where they can have such problem just before the period or during the first day of the period
User :   she recently faced problem of stones in kidneys and taking tablets for it
Doctor :   Ok does she sweat during the pain?
User :   doctors tolsd that stone icame out of kidneys and in the tube now
User :   no she does not sweat
Doctor :   Does she have any problem in digestion, reflux in the mouth
User :   generally she does not have acidity problems
User :   she was not drinking water properly and
User :   was not going for motion regularly
User :   but these days she is fine
Doctor :   Does she have pain on both sides of the chest or in the centre alone
Doctor :   Does it pain when she presses over the area
User :   in the center alone also little right
Doctor :   of pain?
User :   yes
User :   yes it pains when she press
Doctor :   It sounds as it is not heart related
Doctor :   however since she is not consulted doctor for all these years for this issue
Doctor :   She needs a general check up with few tests
User :   please let me know the tests
Doctor :   ECG, Lipid profile, Blood sugar, hemogram
Doctor :   If nothing is wrong in them, I think we can relate to the menstrual syndrome
Doctor :   However any chest pain should be completely evaluated
User :   do they feel difficulty in breathing for mesturals also
Doctor :   Premenstrual is poorly understood but the nature of symptoms are so varied, sometimes anxiety is related as the cuase
Doctor :   thus causing breathlessnes
User :   i have acid reflux and not taking any tablets since long time
User :   iam following good food habits
Doctor :   Ok How is it now?
User :   and have chest pain occassionally or when I feel tension
User :   will it cause any damage
User :   or can live with it
User :   got all the chest realted tests done and no rpoblems
Doctor :   Just continue with good food and work on regular exercise
Doctor :   Stress is now a important factor for heart disease
Doctor :   So adopt stress relieving strategies
User :   like?
User :   i try to concentrate on work
Doctor :   Muscle relaxing exercises
Doctor :   Breathing techniques
Doctor :   Regular exercise
Doctor :   Keep checking
User :   that's why even I am afraid of having kids
Doctor :   the blood pressure
Doctor :   Not a problem about kids
User :   because I aam afraid of the issues related with delivery of my wife
Doctor :   You can enjoy sexual life
Doctor :   It is a good stress buster
Doctor :   and good time to have children
User :   Thanks doctor for your advice, i will getthe tests done for my wife
Doctor :   Yes please let me know on chat abotu their result
Doctor :   I will be available from 1PM to 7PM
User :   fine doctor
Doctor :   on weekdays
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
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