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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i have been having heart pains a squeezing sensation on and off for abot 3 months it hurts and i find myself unable to do things and have to rest quite often, especially at the gym i can feel myself getting dizzy when the heart pain starts. do you have any idea what this is? my biological dad died of a heart condition, but i am unsure of what it is as i did not know him well and have no contact with my family. My docter says he is unable to help me because i do not know what the condition it is that my biological dad had?!
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
let me read it.
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which side is the pain present?
User :   also ive beeen told that my step sister (from my biological dad) has to take medication because she also has this condition. it is mainly on my left side underneath my beast bone
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
May I ask you few questions to know about you? Please give your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   my weight is 12 stone 7
User :   height is 5foot 7
User :   single unemployed
User :   my waist is approximatly 30inches i think
User :   im 22
User :  
User :   '
Doctor :  
do you feel pressure,tightness,heaviness on your chest?
User :   yeaaa
Doctor :  
ok
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do you have aching across the chest, particularly behind the breastbone. ?
User :   yesss its like a sharp squeezing sensation
Doctor :  
ok
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do you have heartburn,indigestion,weakness,nausea,shortness of breath?
User :   i doo feeel weak when it happens and short of breath but not the other two
Doctor :  
Do you have history of Allergies/ Diabetes/ High Blood pressure/ Thyroid/ Heart disease/Asthma/ paralysis /Breathing problems?
User :   no
User :   i had asthma as a baby
Doctor :  
ok
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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 :   i used to smoke around ten a day ive quit recently around 3weeks ago
Doctor :   alcohol?
User :   no drink or drugs
Doctor :  
ok
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Have you taken/taking any medicines?
User :   no
Doctor :  
had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   yes he said he cudnt help me untill i found out what my dad died of
User :   but i cant get in contact with them
Doctor :   ok
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from the history i can think of
Doctor :  
1)Cardiovascular disorder
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2)gastrointestinal disorder
User :   isit serious what does that mean?
Doctor :  
3)lung abnormility
User :   what do u suggest i do?
Doctor :  
if it is gastrointestinal problem, it shouldnt be a major concern.
Doctor :  
i shall suggest you
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you will need to undergo some physical tests
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1)ECG
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2)X-ray of the Chest
User :   yes
Doctor :  
3)diet modifications
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like: User :   ok
User :   thank-you
Doctor :   reduce high calorie and high fat diet intake
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get back to us with your test reports
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :  
and we shall be able to guide you further
User :   thasnk you goodfbye
Doctor :  
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