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Pain in left side of the chest with normal ECG report - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   my Age is 26
Doctor :  
Proceed with your query
User :   from today morning i am having sharp pain in left chest while i take deep breath
Doctor :   Ok

User :   the pain keeps coming everytime i take deep breath
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   May I know your height and weight?

User :   5.5 and 75kg
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have taken blood test,ECG and chest x-ray eveything was normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
can you point the area of the pain with your finger?
User :   yes
Doctor :   does it pain if you press the area?

User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
that does indicate it is a superficial pain
Doctor :  
concerning muscle and tendon
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and nothing to do with the heart
Doctor :  
it is reconfirmed by your tests
Doctor :  
so there is no need to worry
User :   ok but pain is very sharp
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   once i had consulted cardioligist for this and he said it is symptom of intercoastal mayalgia
Doctor :   Right

User :   i have taken some medication that time
User :   but the pain is not fully reduced
Doctor :   do you have gastric problem?
User :   sometimes yes
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
even gastric issue can cause such pains
Doctor :  
so you should think of that as the cause rather than anything with the heart
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
for this, you shall need certain antigastric medications with domperidone combination
User :   i have take nexpro for 15days
Doctor :  
but has to be taken only on prescription
Doctor :  
nexpro is good
User :   should i continue that?
Doctor :  
but needs domperidone addition to that
Doctor :  
to be more helpful
User :   can you please suggest some?
Doctor :   I cannot prescribe medication over chat
Doctor :  
but you can ask your doctor do add domperidone to the Nexpro you are already taking
User :   ok but what would u suggest?
Doctor :  
he shall prescribe you that
Doctor :  
You should take the tablet
Doctor :  
for 15 days
User :   based on u r suggestion i will talk to my doctor for prescription
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :  
just tell him to consider adding domperidone
User :   ok
Doctor :  
also do take good control over your die
Doctor :  
'diet
Doctor :  
avoid spicy and sour foods
User :   ok
Doctor :  
also restrict non veg, potatoes, beans, and in general foods which you find it difficult to digest
Doctor :  
Do you smoke and/or consume alcohol?
User :   Ok
User :   no
Doctor :  
Thats good
Doctor :  
Use raw onion in your diet
Doctor :  
it is quite helpful
User :   sure
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   Thanks doctor
User :   that is really helpfull
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   sure
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