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Pain under right rib with high BP - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   yeah gud morning
User :   i am male 43
User :   u from where Dr
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User :   Ok doctor nice to meet u and seeu here
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Likewise
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You may continue with your medical queries
User :   i had a jaundice last sept2008 and after that there is pain on my ribs
User :   specially on right side below and sometimes on back side
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   the pain remains forsome days and then go away afeter some day
User :   if i pressthe ribs from outside when pain its get severe pain after pressing
Doctor :  
ok
User :   although the pain is like streching muscle type of so... but my attn goes there
User :   if i sit on a chair with the right back presed i findthe rib get pained on my back
Doctor :  
Ok
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Do you have any other symptoms
User :   can u suggest me what this pain persist of
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apart from the pain
User :   well i have gastric problem aslo
User :   also
User :   sometime my stomach get packed with air or some gases like i feel so
Doctor :  
Ok
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Now let me ask you more questions about your problem
User :   ok
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How frequent is the pain under the rib on the right side?
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say in a month?
User :   sometime it remain for 4 to 5 days.....and goes away for some time and again start for some day
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How many times a month?
User :   5 to 10 times in a month
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Does the pain remain there or spread to other areas nearby?
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What is the severity of the pain over a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being the least
User :   well no... only on ribs... specially on right side down and some time back of right side... and very rare on left ribs
User :   well it is 3 to 4 scale
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Do you have second episode of jaundice after the episode in 2008
User :   no
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How much time did it take for the Bilirubin levels to settle down
User :   3 months
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Did the Doctor then say that your liver and spleen were enlarged?
User :   well i had endoscopy also
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when was the last time you seen the Doctor, any reports done with Ultrasound?
User :   last seen in Jan1009 for jaundice
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What was the report of Endoscopy when was it done, do you have the report with you now?
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Do you have the blood test reports
User :   well yes but now at here.. i am in office the reports are at home.... i was been told to avoid miirchi eat.. and had 1monthe tables couse
User :   yes i have taken out blood report at that time 4 to 5 times for theperiod from sept 08 to jan 2009
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Ok
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No problme
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Since when is the recurring episodes of pain after Jan 2009?
User :   its sometime once or twice in a month or so sometime morethen that also
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What do you do to reduce the pain?
User :   nothinggggg
User :   the pain is not seveare...
User :   its only draws my attention towards that
Doctor :   Do you take paracetmol or something
User :   no i take telsar20 or BP
Doctor :   Ok
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How is the Blood pressure , is it controlled?
User :   yes
Doctor :   What is the number?
User :   number of what
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BP
User :   i dont know frankly but once in a month i get checked
User :   my family doctor say its controled
Doctor :   Ok please answer more questions
User :   yes
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Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs. If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   no nothing.... absolutely not even tea
Doctor :   Do you have history of Allergies/ Diabetes/ Thyroid/ Heart disease/Asthma/ paralysis /Breathing problems.
User :   noooo
Doctor :   Very Good
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So right now you have pain under the ribs and you take Telmasartan for High BP which is under control
User :   well for pain in ribs i dont take telsar 20.... its for BP i havee been told that i am taking from last 3 years
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Yeah I know
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You take Telsar for High BP
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and no medicine for pain
User :   yes only in a day Telsar 20
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Was an ultrasound done then?
User :   no
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What is your height and weight?
User :   approx 5"6"...wt..64
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Were you detected to have high Lipids ( Cholesterol etc)
User :   no
Doctor :   Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite, any specific problems with them.
User :   i had sleep problem early to BP.. now i dont have.. stool test were also been takne at my jaundice period
Doctor :   Ok from your history given yet, I could think of few issues to be addressed after I see your previous reports
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The pain under the right rib is related to Gall bladder or Liver or stomach issues
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More over you need to get a complete health profiling done because of high Blood pressure and frequent right rib pains
User :   means what reports to be take out
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So please send me the past reports
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to my email ID YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok according to u is this pain realteed to ribs or liver or what like
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I suspect to be liver like but that is only known after the previous report
User :   is it related to liver
User :   helo
Doctor :   I cannot say that now
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I want to take a look at the previous report
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and more over you say the pain increases when you press on them
User :   ok.......
Doctor :  
It can happen in both the cases of rib cause and liver cause
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More over it would be better with an Ultrasound scan
User :   is it serious something to be taken care
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Yes it should be immediately addressed by a Doctor
User :   to which doctor should i consult this for
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Gastroenterologisgt
User :   ok.....
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But I suggest you to send me the reports first
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and let me analyse them
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When I say go ahead , you can take an opinion from Gastroenterologist
User :   but i will have to scan and first send tht way u mean or i haveto just write it out and send u mailan
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Scan is good
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You may take a day
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I shall reply to it
User :   ok.... but this all were taken in year 2008-2009jan
Doctor :  
Ok no problem
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Let me just see them
User :   ok...
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and later I suggest you some investigations
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and you get them done before seeing a Gastroenterologist
User :   i will tell u it was sonography... endoscopy and some blood and stool test were taken at that time
User :   no ultrasound report....
Doctor :  
If you are still not happy you can take a second opinion from our Gastroenterologist
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WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   online
User :   how should i go to him from here
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You can approach a Gastroenterologist by two ways through us
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One by physical appointment where we fix it up near your area at your convenient time
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The second is send your queries and latest reports with Gastroenterologist online to us at this linke
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This is an option only and not compulsory
User :   ok last think if this is the prblem what said DR.. is it curable.. with medicines
Doctor :  
First we have to determine the cause , is it not? then only we can tell you what would be the treatment
User :   but is it curable or not.... or its something serious one
Doctor :  
It is curable
Doctor :   and do not self determine the seriousity of it
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First let us know what is the problem and then find a solution for it
User :   okkkkkkkkkk
Doctor :   Meanwhile continue on your hygiene measures
User :   see not also when i sitting on chat and chating to u... on right side its the pain feel like.... as if i puten some thing like woden near my stomach and i am get pressend on it with some litele pain
Doctor :  
1) Wash before and after food.
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Ok
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You need an Ultrasound scan of the area
User :   how much its cost the report
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500 rupees
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approx
User :   k
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Depending on the centre it may be around 700 too
User :   u suugest me to go got that report now
User :   and what hygiene measure i haveto take for it pl tell me
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Wash hands before and after food
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Wash hands thoroughly after toilet
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Sneeze or cough into the hanky and not into hands
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Eat hot food home cooked
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Eat healthy with less oil and more of fluids
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Fruits and Vegetables are good than meat
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Do not eat junk food
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Maintain regular timings
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Do not skip meals
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Do one thing now,
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I think you should not waste time
User :   yes DR
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You get an Doctor :  
and then an Ultrasound scan of the abdomen
Doctor :   get back to me with the reports
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I shall give you a call and then we shall discuss about it
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One of our representatives shall give you a call and facilitate the process immediately
User :   okkkk can i go for it after a week or so as i am leaving out of station for some days
Doctor :   The AAROGYAM shall contain all the tests
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required for your problem
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As you wish
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but do not neglect your health
User :   k
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as this problem is for more than one year
User :   ok thanks
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Thanks for consulting
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