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Mild chest pain. Previous urticaria. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:good afternoon sir
Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX
User:sir I have a querryu regarding the health of my wife
Doctor:sure, please proceed
User:she complains of having a mild chest pain in the centre
User:at present the pain is for the last 2 weeks
User:medical history - she is 5,2
Doctor:does the pain increase with food ?
Doctor:may i know her age, weight and height ?
User:' she is 5'2" tall weight is approx 55 kgs
User:her age is 33 yrs
User:medical history- as such she is not having any probs but she has utcaria
Doctor:does the pain increase by eating high spicy foods and high fatty foods ?
Doctor:any difficulty breathing or chest pain on exertion ?
Doctor:Are u there ?
User:no difficulty in breathing at all
User:the pain does not increases with food
Doctor:when exactly does she have the pain ?
User:no specific time as such
Doctor:when was the last time, she had any health check ups, or blood tests ?
User:last yr the blood test and thyrod test got done
Doctor:in conditions like anemia, if Hemoglobin is less, then people can have chest pains, breathlessness, fatigue, inability to work, etc
User:she had normal sugar level
Doctor:other conditions that can cause chest pain include gastritis, acid reflux, ulcers in the stomach, etc
User:in addition to this yesterday she had pain in right arm starting from shoulder to kohni
User:I remember she had very less haemoglobin
User:while our 2nd babys birth
User:3yrs back
User:last yr also a lady doctor suggested her to use tablets "cherry"
Doctor:in that case , the pain can be due to hepatic inflammation
User:hepatic inflammation ?
Doctor:the pain described, is classically due to presence of hepatitis or gall bladder stones
Doctor:it means liver issues
Doctor:if the pain is not subsiding, she may need a liver function blood test as well as a ultrasound, to confirm the diagnosis ,
Doctor:cherry is the same as antacids, used to treat acidity
User:she is a teacher , right from the morning at 5 she is at the work, she walks a lot , at home also she is restless , is th
User:any heart related issues sir?
Doctor:that means she is under a lot of stress at work
User:ya she is at a lot of stress
Doctor:such stress is usually associated with acidity
Doctor:the symptoms are not indicative of any heart issues
User:ok sir
User:the kind of workload she has is unimaginable
Doctor:she can try Gelusil mps TABLETS, after meals, or when ever she has such pain episodes
Doctor:she can also take Cap Omez 20 mg 30 mins before meals, twice a day
Doctor:this will help her acidity
Doctor:but in case, the pain is persistent even after 1 week, inspite of treatment, she will need the tests i had suggested earlier
User:she will get up at 5 , pre[pare food for the family, will take our son to the bus stop (1.5 kms) comes back gets ready for the school again walks 2 kms, comes back to home then starts her daily work ,
Doctor:that indicates, she is stressed
Doctor:following the medications mentioned above, will help her symptoms very much
User:ok sir thanks very very much
Doctor:You are very welcome
User:signing off sir , have a nice day
Doctor:You, too, bye for now
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