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Cause for sudden chest pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   I am closing the window
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   yes
User :   This is XXXXXXXX here from bangalore
User :   I am 24 years old and a smoker
User :   i Smoke around 8-10 cigerettes per day
User :   Last week I had terrible chest pain which lasted for 2 days
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age 24, Gender- male, Occupation: professional, Marital status: single, dependents :no
Doctor :   How much did it last the pain
User :   2 days approx
User :   the pain was concentrated on the right side of my chest
User :   i didnt took any medication and the pain subsided after 2 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   Wht do u suggest went wrong?
Doctor :   chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   i am a moderate drinker, no drugs, betel
User :   drinks a few times/month
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies? Any Operations If so why? please say if there is family history of such problems.
User :   no other health probs, im bit overweight but not obese
User :   m allergic to dust, no such family history doc
Doctor :   ok so you have risk factors of Smoking
Doctor :   that can cause the chest pain
User :   k
Doctor :   smokin causes the constriction of blood vessels
Doctor :   leading to the heart
User :   i wanna quit smoking, tried several times but cudnt kick the cig butt, can i get any medical help to quit
Doctor :   and thus there is an oxygen compromise to the heart that functions too heavily even at rest
User :   okie
Doctor :   You should see a counsellor
User :   Can u suggest a counsellor frm bangalore?
Doctor :   He can tell you the alrternatives of it
Doctor :   and can help yoiu in coping up
User :   k
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Doctor :   link
User :   hmmm got it...will check the site
Doctor :   you can use the services of parivarthan
User :   okie is it an NGO?
Doctor :   in Bangalore
Doctor :   who can help you
Doctor :   in quitting it
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback f orm
User :   k may i knw ur name pls
Doctor :   please confirm the details
User :   it was nice talking to u
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   are they correct
Doctor :   I am Dr Mazumdar
Doctor :   ok thanks bye
User :   yea they are correc
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