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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   After intercourse this morning I got up and had severe pain in mid chest and mid back. I could not move for the pain. Then after about 2 minutes I was able to stretch my back and chest and felt better.
What could cause this?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   hello
Doctor :   I am reading
Doctor :   Ok do you have pain even now?
User :   no after about 2 minutes I was able to stretch through my chest and back and then the pain went away.
Doctor :   Did you have this earlier too?
Doctor :   or first time?
User :   just the one time
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   53
Doctor :   Do you smoke?
User :   no
Doctor :   Was the chest pain wide spread or located to a pin point location, likewise the back pain?
User :   just middle of chest and middle of back
Doctor :   Do you have problems with stomach ?
Doctor :   bloating or belching or burning pain?
User :   some burning and gas
Doctor :   Do you have any medical problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Diabetes, High BP
Doctor :   etc
User :   none
Doctor :   What was the grade of pain when you woke up on a scale of 1 to 10?
User :   5 or 6
Doctor :   what is it now?
User :   1
Doctor :   Did you have shortness of breath then or now?
User :   no shortness of breath
Doctor :   Do you take any medications for any thing?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok, the first time chest pain and too short lived is not worrisome with you having no other risk factors
Doctor :   The possible causes could be muscular in origin or a heart burn
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Having said that, if yoiu have a pending annual physical, please get this done
User :   due for physical later in the year
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If you have a second episode like this and the pain is more than 6
Doctor :   or if you have associated problems like SOB
Doctor :   shortness of breath
Doctor :   then it is better to consider a local doctor examination
User :   I will do that
Doctor :   Do you have any questions?
User :   No, thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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