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Could chest pain be a sign of heart disease? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Dec-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi XXXXXXX here
User:Iam having pain in the chest from past 4 months
User:I was going to gym 4 months back and left workout
User:I was lifting weights during workouts,
User:What may be the reason for the pain the chest
User:is it sign of heart desease or,...
Doctor:Can you specify where this pain is?
Doctor:And also explain how this pain starts, how long does it stay and how does it disappear?
User:some times it is in middle & in the left.rarely in the right
Doctor:explain how this pain starts (what causes it), how long does it stay and how does it disappear?
User:In the morning I feel pain ,gradually if I drink water after some time i will disapear,some times afterlifting weights I am feeling pain
User:it will disappear after some time like 1hr
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Do you have history of diabetes, high blood pressure?
Doctor:Do you smoke or drink alcohol?
User:I was smoker & drunker.I smoke for 1.5years but it past 1year I quit smking & 6months I have not drunk
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The pain that you describe doesn't sound like a heart issue.
Doctor:It looks more like a acid peptic disease pain or a muscular ache.
Doctor:I would suggest you to use pantoprazole 40mg once a day for couple of weeks.
Doctor:avoid spicy food and strenuous physical activities.
Doctor:If symptoms don't improve see a physician.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:Didn't ge you
User:My breathing get more when I do some stuff which was no hapennd earlier
Doctor:I understand, but the pain you describe doesn't sound to be related to heart.
Doctor:You can try the aforementioned measures for 2 weeks and see if you feel better.
User:Ok.Pantoprazole is to ake before or after food?
Doctor:if things don't improve, you can visit a doctor nearby for detailed clinical examination.
Doctor:He/she can perform ECG if needed to rule out heart ailment.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:Pantoprazole is to ake before or after food?
Doctor:It's to be taken half an hour before food.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:Pantoprazole is to ake before or after food?
Doctor:Yes, this drug should be taken half an hour before breakfast.
Doctor:It is once a day tablet for 2 weeks.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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