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Causes for Retrosternal chest pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Dear sir,
User :   I am having pain in the mid portion of my chest.
Doctor :   Since when are you having it?
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, occupation, height and weight?
User :   last 10-12 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   my age is 31, height is 5' 4" and weight is prob 60 kilo
Doctor :   Is the pain going anywhere?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any burning in the chest?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The nost common reason is anxiety related but if the pain persists
Doctor :   I suggest that you get an ECG done and
Doctor :   Get a General health check up
User :   in my office, i consulted a physician, he told that it is retrosternal chest pain, what is that & its cause?
Doctor :   with Fasting lipid profile, blood sugar and PPBS done
Doctor :   There are several causes for retrosternal pain
Doctor :   Acidity is the commonest cause

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