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Breathing difficulty, pain in chest and joints, vomiting sensation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA here.
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   hi i have breathing problems from last 2 days
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   please describe your symptom in detail
User :   its getting difficult to breath, and having pain in and near heart area and pain in joints sometimes
User :   had fever for which im taking pills and now fever is ok
Doctor :   when do you have difficulty more? is it while inhaling or wile exhaling?
User :   consulted a doctor he said its due to gas
Doctor :   what medications were given to you?
User :   while exhailing
Doctor :   is the burning sensation in chest, is there burping? belching, upper stomach discomfort associated?
Doctor :   is there vomiting sensation associated?
User :   yes
User :   no vomiting sensation
Doctor :   ok.
User :   medications: topcel 2oomg, nise 100mg, rekool 20mg
Doctor :   ok
User :   checked blood pressure and said its normal
Doctor :   is there sweating, palpitation, chest pain radiation to jaw or shoulder or arms present?
User :   yes
Doctor :   when is the sensation more? is it present during the entire day?
Doctor :   what situations, conditions make it worse?
User :   in evening mostly
User :   now feel weakness
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when you went for your last visit with these complaints was ECG done for you?
User :   no this is the first time im having this compliant
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then i would recommend you to get an ECG done to rule out any cardiac related cause.
User :   ok
User :   is this due to tension
Doctor :   it could be related to stress, any stress causes increased gastric acid production and can lead to such symptoms
User :   im having lot of stress and tension as my father passed away last month
Doctor :   do these symptoms intensify after a heavy meal or fatty meal?
Doctor :   ok.
User :   yes after meal, and also my stomach becomes tight
Doctor :   ok, then most probably your symptoms are related to gastritis
Doctor :   you should practice stress relieving steps like being with friends and family, listening to music, spending time with your favorite game or hobby.
Doctor :   have a simple and balanced diet that is low in oil and fat content
User :   ok
Doctor :   never leave stomach empty for more than 3 hours except when you sleep
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take Digene syrup 20 ml before food 3 times a day along with your other medications
Doctor :   it will give relief from your symptoms
User :   sometimes when i stand i feel like loseing balance and gidiness
Doctor :   it could be again stress related and also due to severe gastritis
User :   ok
User :   will this gastritis cure ?
Doctor :   check your blood levels by doing a complete hemogram to look for anemia
Doctor :   yes with regular medication and follow up, with diet changes, it can be brought under good control
Doctor :   it wil take 2-3 months time to heal completely
Doctor :   and you might need to do an endoscopy to confirm the cause for the gastritis
User :   ok thank you very much doctor.
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no thats all.
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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