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Pain in chest when stretched, pain in shoulder joints. Have cold and cough. Suggest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:xxxxxxxx here
User:I have pain in my chest sternum. I can feel the pain when I press the chest sternum with my hand.
User:I get some sound from my chest when I stretch my body backward and the chest pain releases for sometime.
Doctor:Are you breathless?
User:But I suffer from cold cough
Doctor:May I know the duration of this symptom?
User:6 months
Doctor:May I know your age as well?
User:I also have pain in my left shoulder. The shoulder joint makes some sound on certain movements and pains a lot for that moment.
Doctor:It can be either muscular in origin
Doctor:or it can be due to gastritis
Doctor:Have you seen a doctor for this before?
User:I visited the doctor last week
User:2 weeks ago
User:she told it might be due to inflamation and gave medicine for 1 week and asked for vitamin D blood test
User:I still have the same pain
User:blood test report says i am deficient of vitamin D
User:so she gave me vitamin D and calcium medicine for 2 months
Doctor:You are on the right medicines
User:I read some article while searching for the sternum pain.
User:It mentioned that massage session from Registered Message Therapist can solve my problem.
Doctor:It may take some time for it to be gone completely
User:last year, I had a bike accident. there were no fracture
User:I recovered from my injuries in 2 weeks
User:also few years ago, I got some pain in my shoulder while lifting weight in gym
User:Do you think, massage can reduce my shoulder and chest pain
Doctor:Yes, definitely
User:I stay in xxxxxxx
User:Could you please refer some trained message therapist who can help me
Doctor:Please confirm your location
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
User:mob: 0000
Doctor:We shall call you soon and guide you
User:Thank you so much
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Get well soon
User:I will be waiting for your call
Doctor:Bye for now
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