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Muscle pull in the chest wall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi question about pulled muscle in chest wall and the painkillers given me by a and e.
Doctor :   has the pain come down with medication
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User :   in lot of pain again now morphine worn of can i take the pain killers i mentioned with zopiclone7.5mg lorazepam1mgx4 a day andtrazodone hydrocloride 100mg at night?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may I know what is the cause of the pain?
User :   after doing a lot of tests they think i have pulled a muscle in chest wall which is very painful when i breath in.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you have cough ?
User :   no cough at all woke up this morning with this pain at 4am called ambulance at 6am
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what are the investigations done?
User :   had chest xray 7 blood tests 6 ecgs cat scan on chest to look for burst blood vessel and urine test.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you tell me the results of those tests?
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Doctor :   do not panic
Doctor :   take your time and type out the results of the tests
User :   all were ok exept small infection in urine they not concerned about.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   were they sure that there is no chest infection or a rib fracture?
User :   that were thre findings pain is in middle of chest realey bad when i breath in or bend over.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I did not understand your last sentence completely
Doctor :   answer yes or no to my questions
Doctor :   that will make the conversation quicker
Doctor :   since you can't type fast
Doctor :   was there findings of a chest infections on the x ray?
User :   they said all tests done were negative no chest infection no burst blood vessal no fractures.blood tests were fine.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I got it
Doctor :   the medicines they have prescribed by them are pretty powerful ones
Doctor :   I see no reason why the pain should not subside
Doctor :   how many doses of medicine have you taken?
User :   i just taken 1 dose of the tramadol not sure if it safe to take the pregabalin with the other medications i told you about?.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There is a possibility of tramadol causing sedation
Doctor :   the other two drugs are also sedatives
Doctor :   so its better to take tramadol as per the prescription
Doctor :   and one of the two medicines
Doctor :   in half of the dose
Doctor :   to be taken carefully looking at the level of seadtion caused by tramadol
User :   i was told by consultant today that the pregabalin can take up to 7 days to get into my system, not much help if they take that long to work.i have to keep taking lorazepam cannot just stop them.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I adviced you to take the drugs with caution, thats all
Doctor :   there is no need to worry
Doctor :   take the medicines
Doctor :   as per the prescription
Doctor :   you will be fine in a few hours
User :   ok will try them thanks for your advice just hope they work in enough pain with chronic lower back pain mri scan jan showed 2 lower discs bulging got to wait till april9th to see what they going to do.thanks again AAAAAAA
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