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Discomfort in the chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi Doctor
User :age 32 male
Doctor :   ok
User :   since last couple of hours i am feeling discomfort in chest
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient- Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   I am working with hp, i am married weight is 72Kg hight is 69
Doctor :   ok
User :   bt iam not sweating and i checked my pulse rate it is 60
Doctor :   ok
User :   nd this discomfort comes to me very often....3days back this happend and i consulted doctor...took ECG n was normal. but pressure was 140/90
Doctor :   r u getting chest pain?
Doctor :   do u have fever?
User :   no...its cheast burning
Doctor :   ok
User :   no i dont have fever
Doctor :   does this chest burning related to food u take
User :   pulse for last 2hrs is 60...i was checking this periodically
User :   i dont know...bcz i had taken diff foods last 3 days bt this was there
Doctor :   anytime endoscopy was done
User :   no....2yrs back i was found with the symptoms of trachycardia...nd i am having medicines for this
Doctor :   ok
User :   the tablet what i am taking is corbis 10mg
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about now
User :   i wanted to know if this are symptoms of something serious
Doctor :   it could be
User :   should i b going to a doctor now
Doctor :   i would suggest u to get these investigations
Doctor :   yes u need to consult physician
Doctor :   also get these tests done
User :   which are the tests doctor
Doctor :   chest xray, repeat ECG, Stress ECG, Endoscopy of Upper GI and blood rountine
Doctor :   routine
Doctor :   are you able to follow
User :   yes
Doctor :   since the problem is long standing
Doctor :   i dont want u to ignore
User :   ok....
Doctor :   and it needs to be thoroughly clinically evaluated
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   Dr is blood routine checkup covered under master health checkup....bcz i did this a month back
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   blood routine can be done under master health check up
User :   That as per the doctor was normal
User :   what for Endoscopy is done Dr.
Doctor :   since ur complaining of burning sensation in ur chest
Doctor :   we need to look into ur food pipe to see if u have any problems
Doctor :   in food pipe
User :   ok...can you suggest who would be the right Dr. to consult in Coimbatore
Doctor :   we are based in bangalore as of now
Doctor :   we are operational in bangalore as of now
User :   ok...Dr, can this b a symptom for heart attack
Doctor :   u can consult aphysician
Doctor :   cant say
Doctor :   heart attack will have dull aching or sometimes severe pain
Doctor :   in chest
Doctor :   with sweating, pain will be radiating type
Doctor :   it can occur even at rest as well
Doctor :   usually not related to food u take
User :   ok...nd if iam correct the pulse rate also would vary Dr
User :   in case of heart attack
Doctor :   pulse rate will vary due to various reasons
Doctor :   even due to anxiety
Doctor :   as response to emotions
Doctor :   to arrive at exact diagnosis
Doctor :   u need to get these tests done and consult
Doctor :   please dont ignore
User :   ok dr.
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   one more thing a days iam getting hypertenssion while in traffic blocks....can you suggest what to be done
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   First of all listen to soft music when in a traffic jam, that helps on the nerves.
Doctor :   Dont drive after a very long stressful day
Doctor :   if you feel stressed already.
Doctor :   If you are stuck in a jam, try listening to radio.
Doctor :   Avoid coffee or tea immediately before driving
User :   its not helping Dr. i feel so irritated that cheast discomfort and left hand discomfort starts
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then I suggest that you avoid driving if possible.
Doctor :   Get the ECG done again.
User :   i did my last ECG yesterday...nd month on month i am doing it.....i underwent Echo test nd Treadmill test also 2yrs bck
Doctor :   Also keep Sorbitrate caps with you and put them under your tongue if you get a severe crushing chest pain or breathlessness
Doctor :   and spit it out once the pain reduces immediately
User :   ok
Doctor :   What were the ECG results?
User :   they said it is normal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any addictions?
User :   nd they gave me an injection (Pentazole 40mg)
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you avoid coffee and tea for some days
User :   no i dont have any addictions...i used to take drinks may b 2pegs a day...that also i have stopped since last 2months
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Avoid spicy food and eat your meals
Doctor :   at regular intervals
Doctor :   Hi.
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