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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   ive had this cerebellar astroycytoma since1993.had surgeory. it came back 1997 had i surgeory 6wks later surgeory again put pentoneal shunt in. ive had breathing problem ever since. i get out of breath when taking fluids.i had xray last wk on lungs the right lung was all white you couldnt see my ribs at surgeon gave me 8 10yrs ive done 13yrs. ive had a cramp like feeling that never goes away and it runs from temprol to throat to lung[right side]its becoming harder to breath as the weeks go by. whats happening?
my blood preasure drops at times to 90/53
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   give me a min let me read your query
User :   thnx
Doctor :   so your present complaint is breathlessness ?
User :   no
User :   atight pulling feeling from throat to navel on right side with pain when i lean over. uncomfortable right now to breath
Doctor :   is the pain constant ?
Doctor :   or only when you lean over ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   back again
User :   im 46 and female
User :   im not fast at typing bad sight
Doctor :   what all medications are you on ?
Doctor :   thats ok no problem
Doctor :   so when you took your x ray and like you said it was all white . what did the physician said ? did he gave you any medications ?
User :   asprin+bisoprololfolic acid ferrous sulphate fenofibrate b12injec tegrotol
User :   no not im being sent thurs for mr scan
Doctor :   ok now since what you have told me regarding your x ray , such impression is because of a respiratory infection, this infection when spreads to the pleura which is a lining covering the lungs
Doctor :   it caused pain when you move esp bending over
User :   thank you. i dont need to be concerned then
Doctor :   after an MRI the exact cause will be known and if its a infection it can be completely cured by simple antibiotics
User :   thank you sir and it meant alot, i will tolerate things for a little longer
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of your self
User :   good night
Doctor :   good night
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