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Chest pain, tiredness. Have high cholesterol. Advise - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor:How are you doing?
User:Hello Doctor, I would need your suggestion
User:I am so so
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:Since last few days I am facing chest pain
User:it was there since a few months
User:but now its more
User:specifically left side
User:so I am little bit tensed
User:Last year I had a health check
User:and was diagnosed with high cholesterol
User:but that health check was a reguar check
Doctor:Is the chest pain specifically associated with exertion or stress?
User:and not becasue of the chest pain
User:even it happens early in the morning
User:and I feel very tired always nowadays
Doctor:How old are you ?
User:I am 32
Doctor:Was an ECG done for you earlier?
User:yeah.. at the time of health check which was in Aug 2011.
User:and everything was ok in that
Doctor:Do you have any family history of heart disease?
User:the pain is irritating and sometimes I get angry because of the pain
Doctor:Given your clinical condition, it is extremely unlikely that you have heart disease
Doctor:It is most likely stress related
Doctor:But to be on the safer side, I want an ECG to be done and a treadmill test to be done
User:ok, but I feel the pain even in the morning when I am not stressed at all.
User:and for now do you suggest to see any doctor or could you suggest some medicine?
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:I want you to have half a disprin and see a physician whenever you can
Doctor:You would need an ECG and preferably a treadmill test also
Doctor:But the ECG needs to be done first
Doctor:as far as the pain in the morning is concerned, it can be due to stress as well
Doctor:But here heart disease is also a possibility , thats why I want a ECG
User:ok, Thank you doctor. I will do these testes and probably see a doctor by this weekend. Do you think doing some excersize would be helpful in this case? or if I should get my cholesterol checked once againa s it was little higer last year if that is causing some problem?
Doctor:I dont want to take any stress or do any exercise till we know the cause of the chest pain
Doctor:The cholesterol levels and blood pressure need to be checked agai
User:Thank you doctor
User:for your time and help
Doctor:Also, I want you take ecosprin 75 m once dailyg
Doctor:*75 mg once daily
Doctor:till you see a physician and get a ECG done
User:thanks again
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor:also, try and reduce your stress levels
User:thanks for your help
Doctor: XXXXXXX breathing and yoga will help
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:you are welcome
User:Bye for now
Doctor:Bye for now
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