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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
User :   My sister is having low intensity chest pain for the last 1 month now
Doctor :   May i know her age?
User :   31
Doctor :   Is it burning or radiating pain?
User :   what does that mean
Doctor :   I mean is the pain like burning or is it radiating to shoulder or jaw?
User :   it is not radiating... and not burning
Doctor :   Is the pain constant or periodic?
Doctor :   Is it related with food ?
User :   it is like a low intensity, like a muscle pains when it is pulled
User :   periodic, once in 2-3 days, stays for an hour or so
User :   how will i know if it is food related. it doesnt happen when i have specific food...
Doctor :   How does it go off?
Doctor :   Does the pain aggravate after any food intake?
User :   it goes away on it own
User :   no
Doctor :   There are many causes of chest pain as gastritis, chest wall disease, heart problem or muscle problem
User :   so then?
Doctor :   I will advise to avoid oily spicy food.
Doctor :   2)Drink lots of water
Doctor :   3)Take ULGEL whenever the pain is there
Doctor :   4)Take small meals in a day instead of three
Doctor :   5)Have a glass of cold milk if pain is there
User :   Actually her father was diagnosed for TB in March this year
User :   and she was taking care of him
User :   could it have been contagious?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is spread through saliva and sneezing but it cannot hve symptoms as chest pain
Doctor :   If all these measures do not help get an ECG done.
User :   sure, this help thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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