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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good evening.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi..
User :   Iam currently in Germany.. Came here for long term onsite assignment
User :   And after i came here.. because of Climatic changes.. Iget pain sometimes in chest..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Do I need to have a medical check..
User :   or is this an ordinary condition
Doctor :   Can you describe the type of pain that you get?
User :   directly nearby heart.. a streak pain.. just like a line of pain starting at heart and ends at the bottom line of jaw (chin).
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   age is 24..
User :   female
Doctor :   Since how many days/months are you having this pain?
Doctor :   Does the pain reduce after a while - if so how long does this pain last?
User :   i got this pain 2 weeks back..
User :   and frequency is one time in 2 days
User :   pain gets reduced in 10 mins
Doctor :   Do you have associated symptoms such as breathing difficulty, cough, sweating, nausea, vomiting associated with this pain?
User :   the pain just comes like a streak and releases.. So I did not get any other problems during the pain
User :   but generally i had sweating even it was very cold here..
Doctor :   Do you suffer from similar pain in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have history of diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid problems, high cholesterol, heart problems in the past?
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   i have Low BP..
User :   i do not consume alcohol and do not smoke..
User :   and also I had low sugar
User :   before coming here.. i had a general check up
Doctor :   Has any of your family members suffer/suffered from heart problems?
User :   yes.. my mom has MVP
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   The pain that you describe is probably a non cardiac chest pain.
User :   ok
User :   so.. Do I need to have check up.. It is not required i guess ?
Doctor :   This pain can be caused due to increased stress - both mental and physical factors; indigestion or reflux gastritis.
Doctor :   It is unlikely that these symptoms are a serious problem and hence you need not worry.
User :   oh ok.. thank u..
Doctor :   If feasible, you can consider getting consulting a doctor near by and get ECG.
Doctor :   In the mean time, good adequate sleep, healthy diet and other destressing measures will help in treating this problem.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   i will follow it.. and thank u for ur time..
User :   bye.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   ok bye.
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