Slight dull pain in the right hand side of the chest below ribs. Reason ? - Online Doctor Chats
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i am having slight dull pain in the right hand side of the chest
its around 2 years
it happens sometime
now i was having it , i took a lot of water and it decreased
after lunch i took little water and then after i took lemon tea and a cigreete
and sometimes just after cigerretee it happens
I would like to know certain details of the pain.
Is it in the chest or below the chest (Towards abdomen)?
sometime i feel towards abdomen but for very few seconds only
normallly i feel in the chest
something like niddle pinching
or dull pain
Is the pain occurring continuously?
as if something is there
Does it increase or decrease with deep breathing?
no nothing happens
i take deep breath during pain but it remains same
Does it have any relation with having food?
How long does it stay when it occurs?
i am just wondering weather it is becouse of gas or any other problem
for few mintues
around 10-20 min
May I know your age?
Let me give you a brief idea.
before around 3 months i had infected lungs and cough
but its almost k now
Did this pain increase during this episode of lung infection?
and this dull pain i feeling from 2 years in interval time period
during that time when i smoked i felt very heavy at my chest as if my chest is unable to adjust even a single cigreete
Gastritis, oesophageal reflux disease etc shows pain usually over lower side of left chest or upper abdomen.
It can also cause pain in the middle of the chest.
wat can be done
is it something serious
Since you are not having any other symptoms of disease in your lungs, it does not relate to the lung disease either.
No. It does not look serious from your history.
so wat can be done , how it ca be cured
Let us do it in a systematic way.
First, the symptoms does not show anything serious.
Now, we have to get it examined by a XXXXXXX medicine specialist.
They might advice some blood tests to see if any infection is there or not.
Also an Xray may be advised.
x XXXXXXX to detect what
Once the examination and investigations are done, it would be easier to come to any confirmatory diagnosis.
Xray will be done just to rule out if any infection is present in the lungs.
When a diagnosis is made, specific treatment can be taken to cure this pain.
if lung infection is dected during x XXXXXXX will it mean anything serious?
An infection is the easiest disease to treat at present.
does it has anything to do with smoking
How long have you been smoking?
i hardly take 1 or 2 in a day
from past 2 years
ususlyy 1 and half years
Fine. It is very unlikely to be a cause for this pain.
I understand that you are more worried about cancer.
any precuation that i can take
An X-ray can tell us if there is any growth or not.
Cancer can be occurring to anyone at any time.
so chances are there
is this a sign for that
Signs of cancer in lungs can be any of the following. Cough, sputum with blood, pain, breathing difficulty etc.
It can start without any of the above.
if found early can it be treated
So, in short it can be told only after the proper investigations are done.
Yes. Cancer treatment is much advanced and can be treated if diagnosed early.
But, as of now, you should not be worrying about it.
You do not seem to have any problems like that.
Just as a precaution you can do the following.
then i should XXXXXXX a doctor physically
1. Get yourself examined by an XXXXXXX medicine specialist and get a general health check up done.
2. Stop smoking completely.
3. Do regular exercise for atleast 30 minutes daily.
4. Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.
5. Drink atleast 3 litres of water daily.
6. Keep yourselves in high spirits always.
Keep you jovial mood and live happily.
7. Have your meals at regular times every day.
8. Avoid oily and spicy food.
Have you followed?
thank you doctor
So, the take home message is, do not worry for this pain.
is there anything else i should be knowing
Just keep yourself happy and lead a happy life.
Hope I had been able to clear your concern.
Is there anything else I can help you on?
that all i had to ask
nice talking to u
Ok. Thank you for consulting me.
It was nice guiding you too.
Bye for now.
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