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GERD and peptic ulcers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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hello, im having a chest pain and difficult to breathe..
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxxxx here
User :   hello
User :   XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed
User :   from xxxxx
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   im feeling another symtoms too
User :   31
Doctor :   Since how long are you having the pain?
User :   2 months
User :   every time is worst
Doctor :   What other symptoms do you have?
User :   sometimes i have nauseas
User :   sometimes i feel weak like i will pass out
User :   sometimes i have dizzy
Doctor :   Do you have breathing difficulties , is the pain radiating to shoulder or jaw?
Doctor :   Is it periodic or continuous?
User :   yes i have difficulty to breath
Doctor :   Is it periodic or continuous?
User :   shoulder
Doctor :   How is it relieved?
User :   periodic
Doctor :   Did you get yourself examined in these 2 months?
User :   well in the morning when i wake up is gone
User :   yes
User :   i went to the doctor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What did he explain?
Doctor :   Were any investigations done?
User :   nothing really
User :   ecg
Doctor :   Was the ECG normal?
User :   yes
User :   and stress test too
Doctor :   There are many causes of chest pain as heart disease, peptic ulcer, GERD, gallstones, Pneumonia.
User :   the estress test was suspended at level 4, because i get the XXXXXXXX heart rythm
User :   gerd?
Doctor :   Do you have heartburning and belching?
Doctor :   It is gastroesophageal reflux disease
User :   hearthburning
Doctor :   Is the pain related to food intake?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have burping after food intake.?
User :   you think i having symtoms of a heart attack?
User :   no, burping
User :   after food intake there is no burping
Doctor :   Since your ECG and Stress test were normal last time it seems more of a GERD or peptic ulcer
User :   peptic ulcer?
Doctor :   It does not seem to be heart attack .
Doctor :   It is ulcer formation in the Intestinal area which causes these symptoms.
Doctor :   It can be confirmed by Endoscopy.
User :   for example, right now i have a strong burning in the chest, my neck hurts and i feeling very weak
Doctor :   You can take Tablet TUMS twice daily empty stomach and Prisolec 2 tbsp after meals.
Doctor :   2)Do not be empty stomach for more than 3 hours.
User :   but i dont have a stomach hurt
Doctor :   3)Take more of fruits and veggies in diet
Doctor :   4)Reduce oily , spicy food intake
User :   stomachache
Doctor :   It can only be confirmed by investigation.
Doctor :   Sometimes it presents as heaart burn and chest poain
Doctor :   And also weakness.
User :   thxs
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye
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