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Chest pain since a week with BP,cholesterol and diabetes - 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 have been having right chest pain above my breast for over a week now had an EKG the other day came back fine but the pain is still there
User :   I am really worried
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   Nice to meet you
User :   My name is
Doctor :   same here , Ms
Doctor :   can u describe the pain for me ?
User :   I have been having chest pain above my right and left beast for about a week. Had an EKG done last Wed. everything was fine
User :   It is like a sharp stabbing pain and then it stops
User :   the pain is not constant it comes and goes in spurts
User :   I have High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Cholestorl, and acid reflux. My good hdl is on 28
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   ARE U on any medications ?
User :   yes sir
User :   micardis40 mg, Zocor 20mg, Metformin 2000 mg daily, Nexium 40 mg daily, 1 baby aspirin a day, and zanax for my panic attacks
Doctor :   ok
User :   With the medications my blood pressure always ranges 120/75
Doctor :   ok so u do have episodes of anxiety ?
User :   Heart disease runs in my family .. I had a stress test done two years ago and everything was fine
User :   only when my chest hurts
User :   I am having a pain on my left side as we speak now
Doctor :   are u breathless at the moment ?
User :   I am at my witts end because I do not know what to do. I was put in the hospital two months ago tests ran told me my heart was fine .
User :   no I am not
User :   just checked my bp and it 129/70 pulse 80
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can u tell me the severity of chest pain on a scale of 1-10 ?
User :   when they hit me it is about a 2-4
User :   once in a while when they are really sharp maybe a 5
User :   I never lose my breath with them. It feels like a horse that you get in your leg sometimes just not quite as bad
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have any cough ?
User :   no
User :   no fever, no chest pressure in the center of my chest, no back pain, my arms do hurt a little but not a shooting pain or anything like that
User :   Please Doctor you have to help me... I can not take much more of this
Doctor :   i do understand your anziety
User :   My anxiety comes from my pain in my chest hurting I am afraid it may be a heart attack
User :   that is why I have these panic attacks
Doctor :   is it possible that i can call you and advice yoiu over the phone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will call you in about 15 min
Doctor :   is that ok
User :   when you call I will lose this connection due to my internet
User :   yes that is fine
Doctor :   that is fine ,
Doctor :   if needed this chat time can be extended
User :   I have never done this before and I hope this is not a hoax I am just desperate and need professional medical advice
Doctor :   no not at all
User :   so do I end our chat now and wait for you to call me
Doctor :   this is a 100 % refundable agency, and we have had no of customeers who have been satisfied
Doctor :   i will call you, in about 10 m,in
User :   ok that is fine
Doctor :   yes u can end the chat
User :   ok thank you very much
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