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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I get pains in region just below my right side of the chest
Doctor :   ok
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since when you have th epain?
User :   i.e whn i sit on chair for more than one hr at stretch
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User :   not severe pains
User :   but a mild one
User :   from past one month
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do you have any vomiting, loosemotions?
User :   nothing like that doctor
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ok
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do you have any gastritis?
User :   its not on the abdomins i guess, its above it
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Is it in the chest or ribs?
User :   ribs
Doctor :   ok
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did you had any injury for the ribs
User :   yes doctor that was mild one and was around 1 year back
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ok
User :   i also suspect it to be appendicitis
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did you underwent any investigations like x-rays?
User :   no doctor
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ok
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Appendicitis pain will be in the right lower part of the abdomen
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and it will associated with fever, vomiting
User :   when i stretch my body, i pain gets relieved
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i dont have fever and vomitting
Doctor :  
as per your history it seems to be a more of costochondritis
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which is the inflammation of the ribs
User :   is it anything serious?
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it is nothing serious
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it is quite common
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do you work out daily?
User :   i have been working out from past one month
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ok
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that may be another cause
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sudden stretching of the muscles cal also lead to pain
User :   ok
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donot worry
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i suggest you to take some medications like
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Tab Ibugesic plus 3 times a day for 5 days
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Take the medications after food.
User :   ok sure
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if still pain persists you can get an chest x-ray done to see if there is any injury to the bone
User :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any breathing difficulty?
User :   i have but not because of that
User :   my childhood
User :   i have wheesinf rpoblem
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ok
User :   wheezing*
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that is not an issue
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are you taking any medications for the wheezing
User :   i have been using ventorlin inhaler from some years
Doctor :  
ok
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is this helping you?
User :   that help only when i get wheezing
User :   is there any permanent cure for this ?
Doctor :  
there is no cure for asthma
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it can be only prevented
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so you need to take precautions to get exposed to allergens
User :   precautions like?
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avoiding dusty areas, pollutants, etc
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which will trigger the wheezing
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are you there
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   is there anything i can help you with
User :   it would be good if you tell the surgery cost for appendiciits ?
Doctor :   it depends on the hospital

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it is some where between 20,000-40,000
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if you still feel you have appendicits you need to take an ultrasound scan
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so that you feel better if the scan is taken
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are you there
User :   ok thanks a lot doctor
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