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Pain in the chest, ribs and back. Excessive sweating. Anything to be worried? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hello Doctor
User:This is regarding my Mother who is of 53years old
User:she is getting pain in chest, ribs and back.. inconsistently
User:we noticed it as gastric issue..
User:she took pepcheck yesterday and she felt relaxed
User:but today after evening walk she felt again slight pain in ribs..
User:would you pls suggest to which specialized doctor to consult?
User:she gets sweating also at that time...
User:R u there Doctor?
Doctor:Ideally a heart event cannot be ruled out in any one after 40 years of age with history of chest pain.
Doctor:Therefore it is essential that she gets evaluated with primary ECG, pulse, blood pressure, blood test, with or without echocardiogram.
Doctor:If she is have acute pain and sweating now, it is to be considered as an emergency.
Doctor:In such cases, she needs to be taken to the nearest hospital.
Doctor:If she is asymptomatic and has not symptoms, you can fix an appointment with a cardiologist nearby and get her evaluated.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:1 min doctor
User:ok Doctor. I got it
User:i will check it out with cardiologist.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no Doctor. thats it. Thank you.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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