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Dizziness and breathing difficulty due to anxiety - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hello so so worried as i picked up my son and he remided me that he had a music thing on tomorrow and i forgot and i felt weird in my faceand felt i couldnt breath at all..
User :   and felt weird i the eyes
User :   whats wrong with me
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   32
User :   so so scared
Doctor :   Did you have any chest pain or dizziness? Is this the first time you are having this?
User :   first time i didnt have dizzieness
User :   or chest pains
User :   why was that what did u think it could have been
Doctor :   Did you have any other symptom? Do you have raised sugar, BP or cholesterol?
User :   no they are not rasied
Doctor :   How did you feel better then and after how long? When did you get them checked?
User :   it went away in like 5 mins
User :   and not havent had them checked
User :   what could be wrong
Doctor :   It can be due to sudden stoppage of blood supply to brain and can be due to various reasons.
User :   like what
Doctor :   When did you get your last examination done?
User :   i felt like i was suffercating abit
User :   1 week ago why?
Doctor :   It can be any sudden spasm , any breathing abnormality, stroke disorder, heart disease.
User :   no i am scared
Doctor :   Did you get your last examination done one week age? Were any investigations also performed?
User :   i get that feeling if my son reminds me of sumthing then i forget and that happens
User :   i have anxitey also
Doctor :   At the moment you had that dizziness did you have proper food before that?
Doctor :   Are you on any medications for anxiety?
User :   no i aint
User :   u have really scared me now
Doctor :   Did you get your last examination done one week age? Were any investigations also performed?
User :   i dont think i was dizzieness it was like i felt weird then i felt i was suffercating abit while coming out of my sons school and i was driving
User :   no investagating
Doctor :   At the moment you had that dizziness did you have proper food before that? Was this the first time you had this feeling?
User :   i am very scared now
User :   no not the first time
Doctor :   Please tell me when did you get yourself examined last?
User :   i dont know ki had a brain ct on the 9 month last year
Doctor :   Did you get have proper food before that?
User :   and that was fine
User :   yes
User :   yes proper food
User :   whats wrong with me
Doctor :   I will advise you to get yourself examined and investigated. It can also be due to anxiety since you have this anxiety problem
Doctor :   Also get your BP. sugar and cholesterol investigated
User :   whys that as i am a slim girl
Doctor :   Sometimes sudden decrease and incredse in BP can also lead to this
User :   can i talk to sumone else please
Doctor :   Are you back?
User :   i dont like what u are saying as u are scaring me
User :   and i want to talk to another doctor
User :   u will make me have a panic attack soon
Doctor :   Its not i am scaring you since i am not examining you and not observing you i want to know the entire history.
Doctor :   Kindly do not be panicky
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