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Severe pain in the chest after swimming. Have smoking. X-ray and ECG normal. Condylitis diagnosed. Taking etoricoxib. Need further medication?

i m 28 years old, male and a heavy smoker. then we had a night swimming the water is cold and the day after that i suddenly feel excruciating pain at the right side of my chest and it is difficult for me to x-ray and ECG were normal and my doctor said it is condylitis and she gives me etoricoxib arcoxia for pain...what can you say or add to this????
Asked On : Fri, 21 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Do you got some sort of chest injury?
Chest pain, normal chest x ray & ECG with history of swimming in cold water suggest muscle sprain/ spasm.
Possibility of condylitis should be searched if pain is localized.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist and should go for thorough check up.
You should take strict bed rest along with muscle relaxants.
You should also perform hot fomentation for getting fast relief.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Fri, 21 Dec 2012
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