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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Abdominal Pain
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
Doctor :   How can I help you today?
User :   Hello Dr
User :   I have some issues I would like to discuss. I was hoping to discuss with a gastroenterologist. How does this work?
Doctor :   I am Family physician, I believe I can help you within my expertise
Doctor :   If necessary I can refer you to take an advice from an Gastroenterologist
User :   Ok. I have had issues with stomach disorders. Namely gastritis and gallstones. I seem to have palpitations when I am stressed and I am wondering if that could be the stomach or would it be heart related.
Doctor :   Can you elaborate on your symptoms along with your age, occupation, height and weight?
User :   39. 6'4 220
User :   i am feeling like a fluttering below my left nipple. feels like its the stomach. sometimes makes me cough. i am worried it could be heart.
User :   it doesnt happen all the time. just occassionaly
Doctor :   Did it happen in the past?
Doctor :   How frequent are these complaints?
User :   sometimes. seems to happen more when i am stressed. happens maybe 10 x an hour. then disappears
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical problems
Doctor :   High BP, Diabetes, Asthma?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alchool?
User :   no and occassionally
Doctor :   The complaints that you have are similar all the time in nature and severity or differ each time?
User :   same
Doctor :   Do you have sweating , chest pain or breathless during the time of palpitations?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you exercise regularly?
User :   yes. should do more :)
Doctor :   Do you have complaints while working out?
User :   not usually
Doctor :   Was a ECG done?
User :   no
User :   had alot of stomach tests. endoscopy and HIDA scan
User :   had alot of stomach pain in past
Doctor :   Anything revealed?
User :   gastritis and gallstones
User :   trying to figure out if stomach can cause palpitations sensations
Doctor :   palpitations like sensations, yes
Doctor :   I feel that this is not heart related
User :   it doesnt feel heart related but i wanted to check. can anything be done to calm stomach and prevent those sensations
Doctor :   Do you mean right now?
Doctor :   What medicines are you taking now?
User :   not right now. just in general
User :   i was taking prilosec but dont need it any more
Doctor :   Did it not work?
Doctor :   It is a good medicine?
User :   yes it helped reduce the acid and reduced the pain
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   If you are mainly looking to reduce the fluttery feeling, you can speak to the Gastroenterologist.
Doctor :   I feel it is not heart related
Doctor :   I suggest you not to worry much thinking it tobe heart related
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   he is the Gastroenterologist on our panel
Doctor :   You can ask an opinon for
Doctor :   For any home remedies
User :   thank you. how do i chat with him?
Doctor :   I am sorry, XXXXXXXX you cannot chat with him
Doctor :   You can take an email opinion or phone opinion with him
Doctor :   As they have a busy schedule you can get an answer in 24 hours
Doctor :   for sure
User :   oh ok. do i click on specialist opinion?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok. thank you for the help.
Doctor :   Yes I have given you the link
Doctor :   so please click and proceed by writing your query
Doctor :   I hope I am helpful partly
Doctor :   in saying that it may not be heart related
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   yes. thanks for the help
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