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Feeling breathless, chest pain. ECG normal. Where to get required tests for diagnosis? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:hiii doc
Doctor:Please proceed with the query.
User:Dr.. i am feeling breathlessness since a week
Doctor:How old are you?
User:i am 24 years old
Doctor:Do you have any medical illness?Are you taking any tablets?
Doctor:Do you have chest pain,
Doctor:increased heart rate, acidity,gas?
Doctor:are you there
Doctor:are you there
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User:sorry my pc was not responding
Doctor:No problem
User:i feel breathlessness while i am lying down, riding bike/cycle
User:sometimes feel chest pain while riding bike/cycle
Doctor:ok, have you done ecg previously
User:heart rate i am not sure about
User:and no gas problems
Doctor:Do you have any family history of heart disease?
User:i think i had done ecg 5-6 months back..but not sure
Doctor:have you done ecg previously
Doctor:Was it normal?
Doctor:Do you have left arm pain, jaw pain when you have chest pain?
User:its 1 week- 10 days since i felt this
Doctor:what is your body weight and height?
User:height 5.6
User:weight 79
Doctor:Your weight is slightly higher
User:ya..m working towards it...
Doctor:You can do a lipid profile test once
Doctor:To see if any cholestrol is there
Doctor:Do you eat fatty food, non veg ?
User:fatty foods ...yes..
Doctor:In moderation or excess?
User:dont eat non-veg
Doctor:How many times do you exercise,are you doing this recently or from long back
User:i have been cycling since past 6 months...on weekends
Doctor:ok might be you are not accustomed to this,try to do this every day if possible
Doctor:otherwise weekly twice you might feel difficulty getting used to it
Doctor:also exercises first like warming up
Doctor:then start cycling
User:i feel this the most when i lie down...or go to sleep at night even without any workout
Doctor:I think you need to undergo echocardiogram once
Doctor:nothing to worry
Doctor:but still it is better to do
Doctor:otherwise even you will be tensed
User:ya.. i am
Doctor:along with lipid profile
User:where can i get this test done?
Doctor:Do not take tension, reduce all fatty food, eat healthy, try walking instead of using lifts
Doctor:In any lab like Raghavs in bangalore
User:i m from mumbai
Doctor:You can get this done in any hospital
Doctor:Or lab
Doctor:If you are under stress, even this can happen.
Doctor:So relax.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries.
Doctor:Kindly login for further queries.
Doctor:Have a good day
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