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Chest pain, due to sore muscle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   I was just wondering if sore muscles could lead to chest pain? I am a 24yr old female and i am a smoker.
Ive woken up this morning with a sore left shoulder and a bit of chest pain. My shoulder feels as through its a sore muscle and so does the middle of my upper back. When i move my shoulder around i can hear the bones clicking. I am just a little bit worried that i may have heart problems because the pain in my chest feels a little tight.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   give me some time to read
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   shoulder pain might cause chest pain ,but
Doctor :   its better u get an ECG done
Doctor :   and do u have any gastritis/acidity problem??
User :   no i dont feel like i do
Doctor :   had met with an accident /fall??

User :   no but my shoulder is aching a little bit and when i move my neck around it feels tight
Doctor :   smoking will induce both gastritis and also some heart problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thight might be muscle spasm ,but still i feel its better u go for an ECG
Doctor :   how many cigars u somke per day?

Doctor :   are u addicted to alchohol also??
User :   about 10..
User :   and no i dont drink
Doctor :   ohhk
Doctor :   and from how many days u are habituated to smoking?
Doctor :   whats ur height and weight?
User :   i am 5ft and weigh about 62kgs
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   and from how many days u are habituated to smoking?
User :   i dont understand that question?
Doctor :   from how many years u are smoking?
Doctor :   means cigars

User :   8 years
Doctor :   then u have two risk factors that is 1) smoking

Doctor :   2)overweight
Doctor :   u need to see a GP and get one ECG done

User :   im scared
Doctor :   and also most importantly reduce smoking an dweight
Doctor :   there is nothing to get scared
Doctor :   but we are just trying to rule out
Doctor :   it is not confirmed,but simply a doubt..cos ur chest pain may be because of muscle spasm also
User :   have you come across anyone with these symptoms before?
Doctor :   come across??
User :   have you met someone with these symptoms before?
Doctor :   yes

User :   what was the diagnosis?
Doctor :   It was gastritis

User :   my chest is hurting now
User :   i can feel it just below my left breast in my chest
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   even
Doctor :   neven now?
User :   its gone now...
Doctor :   okk
Doctor :   u take tab rantac 150mg
Doctor :   now and see if there is any difference
User :   what is that medicine for?
Doctor :   gastritis
User :   what would explain the sore shoulder?
Doctor :   reffered pain
User :   do you have any more advice for me?
User :   because im worried that im having a heart attack
Doctor :   if u are having heart attack ,u wouldnt be in a position to sit and chat with me
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   but still its better to rule out
Doctor :   by a simple ECG
User :   ok thank you.
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   is there anything i need to help u with?
User :   not at the moment
User :   thank you very much. you have put my mind at ease.
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   bye take care
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