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Indigestion and breathlessness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor :   hello
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   One question
Doctor :   sure go ahead
User :   Recently for last one month I have problem to breath normally
User :   Checked with local doctor and advised for chest Xray
Doctor :   ok
User :   Need to confirm the possible reason for chest conjection
User :   I mean Need to know the reason
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   36 yrs Male
User :   I am working in Night shift for almost 9 yrs
Doctor :   can you tell me what your problem ? i mean were you having difficulty in breathing ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   since how long ?
User :   since one month
Doctor :   do you have any other medical condition ?
User :   I have Psorasis
Doctor :   do you smoke or consume alcohol ?
User :   No
Doctor :   when you do feel breathless ?
User :   While on work and mostly after having food
Doctor :   how is your health otherwise
Doctor :   are you over weight ?
User :   No
User :   I am 79Kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any fever ?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok there are a number of reason that can be cause of breathlessness
Doctor :   in your case since you are otherwise healthy
Doctor :   with no smoking history
Doctor :   it can be what we call as fibrosis
Doctor :   a X RAY is must to find the exact cause
User :   ok
User :   the reason may be digestion problem
Doctor :   do you have indigestion ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   since how long you have had ?
User :   since 6 months I had indigestion problem
Doctor :   indigestion might cause some difficulty but not that much
Doctor :   so its advisable to get that Xray done
Doctor :   so that we can pin point the case and treat you accordingly
User :   Sure and will contact after the Xray
User :   One question more
User :   do you prescribe on the chat also
User :   Like medicines
Doctor :   no i am sorry we dont do so
Doctor :   since its illegal and unethical without a physical examination
User :   ok thanks a lot Dr Oberoi
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of your self
Doctor :   good bye
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