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Felt huge pressure inside head with dizziness. No other health issues. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Dr. XXXXXXX
User:I am XXXXXXX from Gurgaon, 30yrs..
Doctor:Yes,XXXXXX proceed with your query.
User:I just want to report a problem that happened to me on 22nd night. All of a sudden i felt huge pressure on my head, actually it was feeling like inside head/below skull area accompnied with some diziness like feeling & light pain/pressure in entire left body portion. It lasted for approx 1.5 hour with intensity decreasing gradually. Initially i thought that this could be some gastric problem but it seems it was actually not.
Doctor:May I know what you were doing when this symptom happened?
Doctor:Did you take any medicine to relieve it/how did it reduce?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:I was sleeping sir & i didnt take any reduded automatically..
Doctor:Do you have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or any other medical problems? medical problem..
Doctor:Are you alright now?
User:yes..nothing happened after such symptom or anything else after that particular incident..
Doctor:I am unable to explain the symptoms you had the other night with any organic medical problem.
Doctor:However if you are normal now without any deficit,
Doctor:I don't think we need to be concerned with what happened the other day.
Doctor:But I would like you to get yourself tested once for blood pressure, blood sugars and cholesterol levels.
Doctor:Avoid smoking / alcohol if any.
User:Ok..i will do...actually i am already planning for a complete medical check-up...
Doctor:We can prevent future episodes of serious neurological / heart related events if any of the screening tests come abnormal.
Doctor:Yes, the complete medical check up that includes blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels will be really helpful.
User:Ok...other then that i do feel very light pain sometimes in left side of chest...and wen i inhale from nose & exhale from mouth then i vanishes....wat could that be..??
Doctor:Chest pain can arise from heart, stomach, lungs or the chest wall.
Doctor:However there is no relation with you breathing through nose/mouth.
Doctor:I am sure an ECG would be done during your health-check up.
User:ok...but that pain only vanish wen i do that..
Doctor:If the ECG comes normal, then you need not worry.
User:Sure....will take that test also...
Doctor:Don't worry. I don't feel you have any serious medical problems.
User:Thank you so much Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:If the test results come normal, then keep your diet regular and follow healthy lifestyle.
Doctor:You will be able to have a healthy non complicating life.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:Not at this point of time, i will undergo all the tests shortly...
User:Thanks a lot for your time & suggestions...
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Thanks Doctor...Bye n have a nide day ahead..regards.
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