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What causes chest pain? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Dec-2013
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Doctor:Hi
User:hi i am XXXX
User: XXXXXXX
User:I have a problem
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:i have pain on my chest
User:it seems like a muscular pain
Doctor:ok
User:i feel like strectchin my body too much due to pain
User:is it due to gastric
Doctor:Muscular is usually a local strain
Doctor:gastric causes a different type of pain
User:pain like
Doctor:It is a knawing type of pain
Doctor:orit may feel like boring type of pain
Doctor:Muscular pain exacerbates on touching or pressing a little
User:the pain is just near my cleavage
User:it pains badly
User:i did apply some muscle relaxant
User:it is not showing any effect
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Does it get worse on pressing
Doctor:?
User:no
User:its the same
Doctor:ok
User:if i sit loosly it pains
Doctor:Then the first step would be to rule out heart condition by getting ECG done
User:when i sit with straight and upright posture it doesn pain much
User:ok
Doctor:It may be related to membranes of heart or lung
Doctor:But ECG is a must
Doctor:Also take adequate rest
User:ok
Doctor:Do not over exert or be stressed out
User:okay
User:if its gastric
User:how long does it take to subdue
Doctor:If it is gastric then medicines can be taken for it
User:cos i usually get pains in my lower back
Doctor:It depends on the diagnosis
User:any medicine to prescribe
User:oka
Doctor:Brufen 200 mg for back pain
Doctor:taken 2 times a day
User:ok
User:thanks
Doctor:But pain killers should be taken with care in gastritis
Doctor:Also take calcium supplements alonmgwith it
Doctor:It will neutralize the acidity and will be helpful in back pain
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
User:thanks
Doctor:Do you have a question here?
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