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Contraction feeling of pectoral muscle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   wanted to make an inquirey
User :   my left pectoral muscle seems to be contracting at the top left corner
User :   all by itself
Doctor :  
User :   anything to worry about?
Doctor :  
Since when is the feeling?
User :   this morning
Doctor :  
What is your age?
User :   22
Doctor :  
Let me ask you few questions before I say if it is worrisome or not
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Do you have pain?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Do you work out?
User :   not so much
Doctor :   Were you hurt near the area?

User :   no
Doctor :  
Do you drink enough water each day?
User :   i do suffer with panic attacks and i think i'm panicing about it a little
User :   i guess i do
Doctor :  
Do you take any medicines for the panic attacks?
User :   yeah
User :   valium
User :   4mg
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
IS this the first time you had such feeling of contraction
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I was wondering about one thing about Valium
Doctor :  
if this could be side effect of it
Doctor :  
but since you do not have the pain and any other associated problem
Doctor :  
I think this should not be worrisome
Doctor :  
When was the last time the dose of Valium is revised?

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