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Pain in the back and chest, sleeplessness, reduced hunger - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you, fine thank you.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query .
User :   i having issue with back pain
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   and issue with pain at heart
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   any suggestions to take care
Doctor :   Please proceed with the problem and its symptoms.
User :   dont allow me to sleep properly
User :   i do work in night shifts
Doctor :   Could you please elaborate a bit more, your symptoms if any, etc?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   probably that reason i guess
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i dont eat much but feel full
User :   started from 2days
Doctor :   Ok, Let me ask you , You have two problems: 1.back pain 2. Pain in chest
User :   u r ri8
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I shall answer one after the other.
Since when you have back pain ?
User :   since two days
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Where exactly in the back, is it spinal or central or left or right sided ?
User :   it's at central doctor
Doctor :   And how did it start 2 days back ?
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Due to any injury, or while lifting any weights , etc ?
User :   did not lift any weights
User :   and no injury
User :   started all at once
Doctor :   Ok, It can be a simple muscle pull, if it doesnt decrease in 1 week, then pls. get an orthopedic/spinal specialist opinion.
Doctor :   1. Use Powergesic ointment twice daily, morning and evening.
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   2.Use hot water sponging
Doctor :   3. Do not massage too hard
Doctor :   4. If the Pain is more or bothering use Tablet Ibubrufen 400mg.twice daily for only 2 days.
Doctor :   5. If it doesnt decrease in 3 days, then see an orthopedician.
User :   thanks for suggestions
Doctor :   6.Do not bend or over strain your back, keep working at desk top if you follow ergonomics.stretch your back after every 5 mins at desk by TADASANA , ARDHACHAKRASANA, ARDHAKATI CHAKRASANA.
Doctor :   Now for Chest pain : Doctor :   May I know your height and weight ?
User :   5.7 and 57kgs
Doctor :   Ok, That seems absolutely fine .
Doctor :   Since when have you had chest pain , is it continuous, or comes and goes, is it very painful - how do you grade it between 1 to 10 ?
User :   thanks appreciate all your time and patience
Doctor :   Do you want me to help you with your chest pain problem and continue ?
Did you have a history of Gastritis or Acidity ?
User :   since morning i had severe pain doctor
User :   no gastitis
User :   or acidity
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any dizziness, fainting feeling , headache, lightheadedness?
User :   not much doctor
Doctor :   Ok, That is good.
Doctor :   Usually the most common cause for discomfort in chest is Inappropriate eating habits, work stress leading to Acidity/GERD/Gastritis/etc. and second a Cardiac problem which can be differentiated only by EKG.
Doctor :   This is mandatory by any doctor to follow before taking a decision on the diagnosis.
Doctor :   If you see it gets cured by Eno/Antacid it should be a gastric cause.
Doctor :   Please drink 2-4 glasses of water in the morning, HAVE WARM WATER AND HONEY.
Doctor :   Let us see after 2 days , if it subsides it is for sure Acidity.
Doctor :   Hope you have followed.
Doctor :   Do you have anything else to ask ? Any other health queries.
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes doctor
User :   sorry for delay
User :   i think that's because if i take less water
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i follow all ur precautions
Doctor :   Please do follow up after 2 days and follow all these precautions.
Doctor :   Do you have anything else to ask ?
Doctor :   Do you have anything else to ask ?
Doctor :   Have you followed my advise, if you have not i shall elaborate once again ,
User :   i followed your instructions doctor
User :   thanks for helping me out
User :   sorry to be late stuck on issue
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
User :   i will update status believe ur suggestions should progress my health
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   have a great day
User :   bye
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