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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 675 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi, to which doctor am i speakin
Doctor :  
How can I help you?

Doctor :  
How are you doing?
Doctor :  
I am fine here
User :   doctor i have a sligh pain (not physical as it could be but more of tangling or sesnational feeling) just right at my left area
User :   exacly left to the nipple
User :   and it goes to the shoulder and then exacly same place but back side
User :   could this be heart issue?
Doctor :   Do you have breathing difficulty?

Doctor :   on exertion like walking, which has changed recently
User :   well that i have for 2 weeks not, because of allergic and dignoased as bronchitus. here who has given me syrups and also butalin tablets
User :   not=now
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Tingling sensation is not a typical feature
User :   you there?
Doctor :  
It will be pain usually
Doctor :  
Are you getting my lines?
User :   more like a burning feeling
User :   yes now am geting
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Burning is usually gastric related
User :   if you recall i had an issue of pressed nerve at the back
Doctor :  
Now I would ask you to touch that area and see if the pain is increasing on pressing there
User :   u mean press it inside?
Doctor :   to the left of your nipple and also back side

Doctor :  
Yes inside
User :   hang on a sec
User :   nope
User :   no pain
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i heard heart is more toward center and little up but i dont know where the pain comes for attack so i thought of asking u
Doctor :   Where you say burning sensation, press in and around that area
User :   no further pain
Doctor :   Ok

User :   yes i did all that
Doctor :   Do you have Diabetes?
User :   nope
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
High cholesterol?
User :   nope
Doctor :  
Have you checked for blood sugars and cholesterol in the recent past?
User :   yes i did
User :   all came normal
Doctor :   Fine

Doctor :  
Nothing to worry
Doctor :  
But again for the benefit of doubt
User :   doctor should i go for ecg?
Doctor :  
get an ECG and BP measurement done
Doctor :  
Yes, I was suggesting the same
User :   ok i will do that.
Doctor :  
Now if you get an ECG done and next time if you have same symptoms
User :   could this pain be becase of pressd nerver?
Doctor :  
then you can judge it better
Doctor :  
Yes, it is a possibility
Doctor :  
But Gastric issue is my suspect
User :   doctor could this be far related to the medicines am taking for past 10 days including butanol?
Doctor :  
as there is burning symptoms
Doctor :   Yes, it can aggravate gastric secretions

User :   should i stop butanl tablets and rather go to inhaler?
User :   like seritide
Doctor :   Good option

Doctor :  
Talk to your treating doctor about it
Doctor :  
It is always preferred
User :   ok
User :   will do that
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   one questiin
User :   pls tell me how many sessions left in my account
Doctor :   Yes you can proceed with that
Doctor :   12 I guess

Doctor :  
I shall ask my customer care team to mail you the details
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok

User :   send email to YYYY@YYYY
User :   and take care
Doctor :  
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