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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   May i know your age, height and weight.
User :   ive been getting slight pain in my upper chest.....since morning....
User :   can feel it more when i breathe....left hand-side
Doctor :   ok, do you drink alcohol, smoke.
User :   30, 174cms, 89kgs
Doctor :   Any family history of heart disease.
Doctor :   smoke?
User :   no alcohol for the last 2.5 months...since i was recently detected with gout
User :   i'm anywyas undergoing treatment for gout and high SGPT/SGOT
User :   no smoke
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   How is the chest pain, just describe it.
User :   yes...mother and maternal grandfatehr had heart attacks
Doctor :   ok, do you have sweating, increase in heart rate.
User :   slight heavy feeling on my left hand side...more pronounced when i take a deep breath...hurts a bit
Doctor :   Any pain in left arm, jaw.
User :   no sweating....dont feel any increase in heart rate
Doctor :   it looks more like gastric problems.
User :   no...
Doctor :   Do you feel pain when you press your chest externally
Doctor :   you can take antacids
User :   i thought it wud go away but been der for the last 3-4 hrs..
Doctor :   dont drink tea and coffee
Doctor :   Avoid legumes, potatoes,brinjal.
Doctor :   Take gelusil 2 spoon before food.
Doctor :   take pudhina juice twice a day.
User :   slight pain when i touch my chest externally
Doctor :   ok, take a mild pain killer, for few days.
Doctor :   like diclofenac.
Doctor :   where exactly is the pain.
Doctor :   whhen you press.
Doctor :   ecod?
User :   just wanted to check doctor...ive just visited a gastroentologist for my high SGPT/SGOt and have starter ecod as medication from today...cud that be a reason for the chest pain
Doctor :   ok, that is no problem
User :   ecod - capsule
User :   and i was anyways on medication of feburic, goutnil and eracod for my gout....
Doctor :   it looks like gastritis or costochondritis(external rib pain)
User :   pain is on the left hand side upper chest
Doctor :   There is no need to worry,
Doctor :   but since you have family history of heart disease you should check your cholestrol levels.
Doctor :   Are you there.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have a diet plan
User :   ive checked that actually during my gout tests and it was borderlien high...i'm anyways on medication and have a diet plan and plan to lose weight
Doctor :   are you there.
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   am typing
User :   diet plan in the senseavoiding alochola nd red meat and less of carbohydrates
Doctor :   ok, we have a experienced dietician on our panel who will provide you with customised diet plan.
User :   have increased intake of vegetables as well
Doctor :   if interested she will help you out.
Doctor :   ok, please send me your mobile number.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Along with that start walking everyday for half an hour.Take regular meals everyday.
Doctor :   Less spicy and non oily.
Doctor :   I hope you have followed everything.
User :   ok
User :   yes..just hope the pain goes away soon
Doctor :   it will, nothing to worry. just do regular cholestrol profile check up to.
Doctor :   take mild pain killers now and antacids.
Doctor :   Do you have anymore queries.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   only for 2 to 3 days till the pain subsides
User :   for how long do i take these?
Doctor :   take pudhina juice twice a day and gelusil twice a day.
Doctor :   gasex tablet by himalaya
User :   ok...and is there any specific in name
Doctor :   ok, kindly login for further medical queries.
User :   thats it Doctor..thank you...

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