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Pain and swelling on the left side of the chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I am having pain on my lower left rib cage just above my stomach. This area is also swollen.
Doctor :   ok

User :   The pain sometimes runs through to my back. This just started today.
Doctor :   does the pain worsens on deep breathing?

User :   no.
User :   I have the feeling of being full all the time. I have a lot of discomfort at the top of my stomach.
Doctor :   do you have fever?

User :   No fever
Doctor :  
is there any redness of the skin over the region of swelling and pain?
User :   No
Doctor :  
how big is the swelling?
User :   This pain sometimes protrudes into my right side. The swelling is moderate and varies at different times
Doctor :   from how many days you have swelling?

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