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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   I AM HAVING CHEST PAIN...
Doctor :  
how can i help you
Doctor :  
ok
User :   IT FEELS AS IF MY HEART IS COMING OUT OF MY CHEST
Doctor :  
kindly provide your age, gender
Doctor :   is there any breathing difficulty, palpitations, cough
User :   I WENT O THE ER AND THEY SAID I HAVE INFLIMATION AROUND THE HEART BUT NOW I AM EXPERIENCING MORE PAIN
User :   YES IT IS DIFFICULT TO BREATH WITH MY HEART BEATS REALLY HARD
User :   I HAD AN EKG DONE AND EVERYTHING WAS OK
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   kindly provide your age, gender

Doctor :   do you get any sweating?
User :   I CANT SEEM TO GO TO SLEEP IT IS STARTING TO HURT WORSE AT NIGHT AND I AM GETTING LEFT SHOLDER PAIN
User :   I AM 19 AND A FEMALE
User :   NO I HAVE NO SWEATIN
Doctor :   are you able to sleep in the night?
User :   BARLEY...
User :   IT WAKES ME UP WHEN MY HEART PUMPS REALLY HARD
Doctor :  
i suggest you to have some blood work like complete blood count, thyroid function test
User :   WHEN MY HEART PUMPS REALLY HARD I CAN FEEL IT THROUGHOUT MY WHOLE CHEST AND IT SCARES ME
User :   I HAD BLLOD WORK DONE LAST NIGHT AT THE ER AND THEY SAID IT WAS FINE
Doctor :   ok

User :   BUT THEY DID SAY SOMETHING ABOUT MY WHITE BLOOD COUNT
Doctor :  
are you taking any medications for this?
User :   THEY GAVE ME IBPHROPHEN AND VIKENON
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
how is the pain after taking the medications

User :   after takin the med it dont work i still experience the pain
Doctor :   i need some more information before any conclusion
User :   what other info do you need>
Doctor :  
do you have any medical illensss in the past
User :   i should also let you know heart problems do run through my family
User :   no i have no medical illenss
User :   at least not with my heart
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what kind of heart problems your family has?
User :   well my dads mother has a heart attacks she has a a few stints put in she has had a pacemaker open heart surgery
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
it is mainly due to coronary heart disease
User :   diabeties also runs thru the family
Doctor :  
which i9s common in old age and middle age?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   my grandma founf out she had heart problems in her early 20s
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
what kind of heart disease she had
User :   ??? im not quite sure...
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   Kinldy explain me about your chest pain in detail?
User :   i can be doing nothing and i can feel my heart just pound as if it were coming out of my chest.
Doctor :  
do you get sweating at the time of pain?
User :   i then feel an overwhelming pain as if i were being stabed in the chest and i start to loose my breath and now i feel as if i am shacking on the inside
User :   no i dont feel i am sweating.
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is there any palpitations?
User :   any what??
Doctor :   do you feel your heart sounds beating fast?
User :   yes i feel it beating fast...
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
do you have any cough, fever, throat pain?
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
User :   my heart hurts it feels as if i have a brick or maybe even a few tons of bricks sitting on my chest
Doctor :  
Was your hemoglobin level was also checked during your visit to the ER
User :   im not quite sure?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
there are many reasons for the chest pain in your age
Doctor :  
like heart disease, anemia, anxiety, depression, etc
Doctor :  
lund disease, rib inflammation etc
User :   on my discharge papers it says i have pericardium
Doctor :  
did you get an Chest x-ray done?
User :   yes
User :   it came back normal
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what did the discharge paper says
Doctor :  
about your condition
User :   just to rest on a recliner which i am doing its not helping as well as to take the ibprophen every 8 hours and take 1 to 2 vikideon for pain as needed
User :   that it was fluid around the heart that was inflamed
Doctor :  
you said some thing pericardium?
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
you mean pericarditis
User :   but the doctors says thats what he thinks that he isnt quite sure
Doctor :  
ok
User :   yea thats what i ment
Doctor :  
do you have any fever?
User :   no
User :   but my pain keeps gettin worse
Doctor :  
or throat pain in the recent?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
your case needs to be further investigated
Doctor :  
i suggest some more investigations to know the exact cause
User :   before i didnt have any shakin on the inside ... im starting to shake on the inde...
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and nothing is helping for the pain. i just feel like i cant breath
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i suggest you to take an Echocardiogram
User :   and my oxygen levels were normal last night
User :   is that an ekg?
Doctor :  
it is nor ekg, ekg is electrocardiogram
User :   The doctor said he noticed my increase in my heart rate
Doctor :  
This is Echocardiogram which is like ultrasound scan of the heart
User :   ooo ok..
Doctor :  
it helps to see any abnormality in the heart
User :   ok,
User :   but should i go back to the hospital because i am experiencing more pain?
Doctor :  
and also i suggest you to undergo some blood investigations like ASLO titers, C-reactive protein, ESR and throat culture
User :   i just feel so much pressure on my chest
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
if the pain is sever you can immediately go to ER
Doctor :  
also you need to be put on some anti anxiety medications
Doctor :   do you have any joint pain?
User :   ok, i have another question... lets say i thought i was pregnant could that cause this
User :   no i dont have joint pain
Doctor :   have you confirmes the pregnancy by urine routine test

User :   no...
User :   i just got off of depo here recently
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
when was your last period date
User :   and i had a normal period but now its crazy im not quite sure
User :   my last period was sept 22 and i bled for maybe 5 to 7 days
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i suggest you to get these tests done
User :   i quit bleeding for a few days but just about 3 days ago i started to experience brownish discharge
User :   which lasted for 3 days
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is the bleeding stopped now?
User :   and 2 days ago i started to bleed real lightly for 2 days
User :   yes the bleeding has stopped now
Doctor :  
is there bleeding still persisting?
User :   persisting?
User :   ???
Doctor :   do you still bleed?

User :   im not now but after the brownish discharge that i had for a few days i did bleed but im not now
Doctor :   it may be due to with drawl of your depot injection
User :   i got off of depo 6 months ago that was my first period since i had been off
User :   so you think that is normal
Doctor :   when did you got off your depot, which month
User :   april i was due for a shot and i never went
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
then that may not be the cause
User :   i just want the pain to go away.
User :   i cant sleep
User :   i cant breath
User :   my chest hurts
Doctor :  
i suggest you to take the following investigations
Doctor :  
and also get an anti anxiety medications
Doctor :   so that you feel better
Doctor :  
get these investigations and get back to us
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   so you dont have any suggestions on what you may think it is?
Doctor :   it can be a pericarditis
Doctor :   as your doctor has found out
Doctor :  
but is i suggest you to take more investigations
User :   theres no other way of makin it go away?
Doctor :  
and also you are over excited which needs some antianxiety also
User :   i mean cause what i was told to do isnt helping
Doctor :  
it will subside slowly
Doctor :  
just continue the medications
User :   so thats it
Doctor :  
is there anything i can help you?
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :  
Have you filled the feedback form?
Doctor :  
are you there
User :   yea
Doctor :   is there any thing i can help you with
User :   there has to be something else someone can do to help with the pain
Doctor :  
if the pain is severe you can take Percocet for pain
User :   whats that>
Doctor :  
If the pain is sever you can get a pain killer injectiond
Doctor :  
Percocet is a paracetamol and an anti inflammatory drug
Doctor :  
which will help you with your pain and discomfort
User :   my whole chest is hurting and they think ibprophen and vikoden is suspose to help?
Doctor :  
and you also take tab Zinetac along with the Percocet
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :  
the medications given by them will surely help
User :   but there not
Doctor :  
but it should be taken for some days for comp-lete recovery
User :   so am i suspose to go wothout sleep for a few days
Doctor :  
i cannot prescribe sleeping pill over the chat
Doctor :  
if you need a good sleep
Doctor :  
you can take Avil 25 mg in the night which is a mild sedative
User :   i have already taken it
Doctor :   which one
Doctor :  
Avil
User :   o i thought you said advil
Doctor :   Not Advil
Doctor :  
It is AVil
Doctor :  
or you can try Phenergan tablet one in the night
Doctor :  
for sedation
User :   im not suspose to take that
Doctor :  
reason for this
User :   i was hospitalizaded for takin phenergan
User :   i was spaced out and kept for 3 days in the hospital
Doctor :  
you mean you are allergic to phernergan
User :   yea
Doctor :  
then best you c an take AVil (chlorpherniramine maleate) 25 mg in the night
Doctor :   which donot have much of sideeffects
User :   is it normal for my other side of my chest to hurt with this as well?
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :  
it is quite normal
Doctor :  
because pain will be refereed to other places as we4ll
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   ???
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yea
Doctor :  
do you have any more queries?
User :   yea i have another question...
Doctor :   please proceed

User :   can i get pregnant now that i have had a period?
Doctor :   can you repeat your last period date
User :   sept 22
Doctor :  
then you need to do your pregnancy test on November 1st for correct result
User :   do you think there is a possibility i could be pregnant
Doctor :  
you could be pregnant
Doctor :  
only the tests will be accurate to diagnose pregnency
Doctor :  
test will confirm the diagnosis
User :   a few months ago i would say about 2 months ago i was having really bad brest pain like they were so tender and i had went and got a pregnancy test but it was negative
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
are you been sexually active?
User :   i also have pink strech marks on my brests as well as my stomach
Doctor :  
ok
User :   yea i am sexually active
Doctor :  
when was the last time you had sex?
User :   ummm 4 days ago
Doctor :  
is your periods regulr?
User :   well i had the one on the 22 of last month the i started to have the brownish discharge then i statred to spot for 2 days
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
then you need to check your pregnancy test on November 1st or 2nd
User :   ok.
Doctor :   did your partner used any condoms

User :   no we have never used comdoms
Doctor :   are you taking any pills?
User :   no
Doctor :  
birth controol pills
User :   no
Doctor :  
or any othere birth control measures
User :   no
User :   i have been on depo since i was 14 i am now 19
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
when was your last depo taken
User :   the doctor kept tellin me i needed to come off of it or there was a chance of me never having kids
Doctor :  
yes
User :   feb maybe
Doctor :  
it should not be taken for long time
User :   i think it was feb when i had my last depo
Doctor :   Once in how many motnhs you have been taking depo
User :   every 3 months i was get the depo
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
then you are off on depo for than 3 months
User :   yea....
User :   i was due for one in apil and i never went
Doctor :  
your more likely to get pregnant since you had unprotected sex on the fertile period
User :   say if im not how do i know when i am ovulating?
Doctor :   Ovulation is mainly on the 14 the day after your periods
User :   o ok.
Doctor :  
so get it checked after November 1st
User :   ok i have another
User :   since i was on depo for so long can it give me negative results?
Doctor :  
no
Doctor :  
the pregnency test is not varied by depo since you have stopped for long time
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   not for right now i guess
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User :   if your pregnant i know some people say if feels like gas bubbles...
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
are you back
User :   yea
Doctor :  
Please proceed
User :   you know how some women say you can tell if your pregnant cause it feels like gas bubbles...
Doctor :  
I will help you in this

Doctor :  
I read your previous history
Doctor :   Can i ask few questions ?
User :   sure
Doctor :   do you have any symptoms of pregnancy
Doctor :  
Like early morning tiredness
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Vomiting or nausea
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   nausea
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
any discomfort in the breast ?
User :   but i havent actually got sick
Doctor :   Ok
User :   well about 2 months ago i had tender brests
Doctor :   Increased frequency of passing urine ?
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   there still a little tinder just notas bad
User :   yes i pee a lot
Doctor :  
When was your last menstrual cycle date ?
User :   but i drink alot of water
User :   it was on sept 22
User :   but
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   just a few days ago i had a brown discharge for about 3 days then i began to normally bleed well let me rephrase that i spotted for 2 days very lightly
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :  
but your next cycle should be on Oct 22
User :   should be
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   just to let you know i am coming off of depo.
Doctor :  
at the time of spotting did you have abdominal pain
Doctor :  
or any white discharge
User :   well my last depo shot was in feb 2009
User :   yea i was haveing pain in my stomach
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i normally have a white discharge but i didnt then
User :   i have been having a really weird pain in my stomach some what around my belly button
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
at the time of spotting did you have vomiting
User :   no
Doctor :  
when was your last sexual contact
User :   about 4 maybe 5 days ago
Doctor :  
Was it protected or unprotected
Doctor :   Ok
User :   unprotected
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
as per your history
Doctor :  
Mild spotting
User :   i have never spotted like that before
Doctor :   can be due to minor abortion
Doctor :  
or expulsion of products of conception
User :   ???
Doctor :   It can be due to threatened abortion
Doctor :   Did you do Urine pregnancy test ?
User :   abortion?? i have never had an abortion
User :   no i havebt done a pt
Doctor :   Ideal is to check the urine pregnancy test
Doctor :   and ultrasound abdomen and pelvis
User :   what does gas bubbles feel like
Doctor :   due you have burping
Doctor :  
or bloating
User :   burping... thats all i do
Doctor :  
any burning sensation in the chest
Doctor :  
or pain
User :   yea in the chest
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   i just thought it was acid reflex
Doctor :  
do you prefer more oily and spicy food
User :   no
User :   i dont like spicy
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   Even after consuming small amount of food do you have fullness in stomach
User :   no i am always hungry
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   are you on any medication for gastritis
Doctor :  
or reflux disease
User :   no
User :   i am always having like a piercing pain in my stomach.
Doctor :   do you have your food on proper time ?
User :   no
Doctor :   the bubble feeling in the abdomen is due to gastritis
Doctor :  
and bloating
Doctor :  
and some extent due to acid reflux also
Doctor :  
I will give you few good tips to over come this problem
Doctor :  
1. Prilosec 20 mg (half an hour before breakfast, daily once for next 1 week)
Doctor :   2. Syrup Mylanta 8 ml, three times a day after food for next 5 days
User :   ok
Doctor :  
3. Avoiding or reducing the amount of fatty foods
Doctor :   4. Avoid gas producing items like
Doctor :   Baked beans, Carbonated drinks, Chewing gums, Hard candy
Doctor :   5. Peppermint herbal tea will help you more to reduce the gas bubble
User :   ok
Doctor :   6. Probiotics like Sporolac will help you more
Doctor :  
if you follow these measures then the gas bubbles will reduce
Doctor :   Is that fine
Doctor :  
You need to relax, not to get stressed and tensed
User :   okj
Doctor :  
Nothing to worry
Doctor :  
Your symptoms will get relived soon
User :   i am wating to get pregnant and lets say im not now what would increase my chances
Doctor :   get a urine pregnancy test done
User :   yea most defentaly
Doctor :  
based on that further recommendations can be done
Doctor :  
I dont want to overload on more medications also
User :   but say im not pregnant this time around what should i do i increase my chances to get prego
Doctor :  
as it will only cause gastritis and acid reflux
Doctor :   Ideal time for having sex is day 9 to day 14

Doctor :  
of your menstrual cycles
Doctor :  
this time the release of eggs from the ovary is more
Doctor :  
and chances of fertilization is high
Doctor :  
the chances of getting pregnant is high
Doctor :   Is that fine
User :   so i should have sex on my period or after my period?
Doctor :   4-5 days after your menstrual periods
User :   o ok.
Doctor :  
Consume more nutritious and healthy foods
User :   is that the best thing to do ?
Doctor :  
not to use and over use contraceptives
Doctor :  
is it will help you more
User :   contraceptives???
Doctor :   Like Depo provera

User :   ooo ok...
User :   are you a woman doc?
Doctor :   as this can delay the pregnancy, even if you have stopped it early
Doctor :  
User :   o ok...
Doctor :   Because the effect of hormones will be there in the blood

Doctor :   So there are chances for the pregnancy to get delayed
User :   i dont know if you can answer this or not, but i seem to get a smelly discharge how can i get rid of this?
Doctor :   not to feel bad
Doctor :  
you can share your all medical queries with me
Doctor :  
i will help you in that
Doctor :  
no need to feel bad or shy
Doctor :  
do you mean foul smelling vaginal discharge ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is it white and curdy in nature ?

User :   yea
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
do you have itching in vaginal region
User :   yea
Doctor :  
or any redness or rashes
User :   just itching
Doctor :  
any blood in the discharge ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have low back ache ?
User :   yea
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
its more towards fungal infection
Doctor :  
suggesting Candida
User :   ???
Doctor :  
Yes this is a fungal infection of vaginal region
Doctor :  
thats the reason you have foul smelling discharge
Doctor :  
low back ache
Doctor :  
curdy white in nature
Doctor :  
and itching
User :   what do i do to get rid of it
User :   ???
Doctor :  
I will give few good tips to over come it
Doctor :   1. use Vagistat 1 vaginal ointment
Doctor :   3-4 times a day
Doctor :  
for 10 days
User :   ok
Doctor :  
this will reduce the itching and foul smelling discharge
User :   for good??
Doctor :  
Home remedies includes
User :   ok
User :   ...
Doctor :  
Applying yogurt will help to reduce the Ph
Doctor :  
and limit the growth of fungus
User :   applyin yougurt where
Doctor :  
in the vaginal region
User :   any yogurt???
Doctor :   Ideal is low fat or zero fat yogurt

Doctor :  
Dip a tampon in yogurt and insert in vagina.
Doctor :   Do this twice a day, once in the morning and at night till symptoms go away.
User :   and you said to apply it to my vagina?
User :   ae you serious??????????
Doctor :   let me explain this to you
Doctor :  
there are 2 ways of application
Doctor :  
one is in the form of vaginal tampon
Doctor :  
Another way is to take a tablespoon of yogurt and inset into vagina.
Doctor :   Along with these cures it is also advised to eat plenty of yogurt.
Doctor :   did you get it
User :   yea... im just in shock!!!
User :   wow
Doctor :  
you can choose any one procedure which you feel comfortable
Doctor :   this is a proven technique
Doctor :   its 100 % safe procedure
User :   ok i take your word
Doctor :  
Its a well accepted truth
Doctor :  
Regular douching with yogurt has proved effective.
User :   and the yogurt will come out on its own... like i dont have to wipe it out or nothing??
Doctor :   no need to wipe it out
Doctor :  
let the yogurt reach the inner aspect of vagina also
Doctor :  
it will not cause any harm or side effect
User :   ok...
User :   well thanks so much
Doctor :  
if the yogurt leaks then you can wipe it off
Doctor :  
Avoid wearing clothing made of synthetic material.
Doctor :   Avoid wearing tight fitting panties.
User :   why is that>
Doctor :   Wear clothes made of natural fibers.
Doctor :   this will help air circulation
Doctor :  
and provide a good relief
Doctor :   Change wet clothes immediately to dry ones.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Wipe yourself clean, especially the vaginal area
User :   thanks so much
Doctor :   You can also use clean vaginal pads also
Doctor :   Now coming to the important aspects
Doctor :  
Have you done Pap smear testing
Doctor :  
???
User :   no
Doctor :  
Its very important for you do a Pap smear
User :   not this year i havent
Doctor :   Please get the Pap smear testing done
Doctor :  
it will help you more
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :  
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Doctor :  
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Doctor :  
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