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Investigation for pain in the chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Doc
Doctor :   How can Ihelp you ?
User :   I am a software eng
User :   recently I am facing some respiratory probs
Doctor :   Like if you can tell me in some detail about it ?
User :   I feel lil pain in my left side of the chest.. cant make out if the pain is in lungs
User :   can u pls advise ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is your age and Are you a Smoker or Obese Individual
User :   i m 26 now.. yes i do smoke.. 5-6 sticks day..
User :   m not an obese
User :   have an averrage phisque
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It shall need a few investigations to get to the cause
Doctor :   ECG and the Endoscopy For the Cardiac and the Gastrointestinal cause
Doctor :   Since i am thinking of 2 things like
Doctor :   Heart Ischemia and Gastritis and
User :   ok.
Doctor :   If it is the First then it shall need a Urgent treatment and the later
Doctor :   then it shall need a Life style modification to see the possible best to be followed
Doctor :   for the rest of life to over come
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