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Pain in the left side of the chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   Ive been having chest pains for the past 2 days
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Right in the middle, kind of to my left
User :   generally in the middle
User :   I am only 20 years old, so I dont think it could be a heart attack
User :   Do you have any idea as to what it could be?
Doctor :   i need to know ur further medical history to know what the reason can be
Doctor :   is this pain at rest
User :   No, its active as we speak
User :   My medical history is basically clean, the only thing problems ive had were hay fever at a very young age
Doctor :   does this pain radiate to arms or shoulder ?
User :   Not really
Doctor :   please answer to my question
Doctor :   ok
User :   it might in a numb way
Doctor :   does this pain accompany sweating?
User :   My arms do feel a bit weak though
User :   rarely, the past couple of months i did have night sweats though
Doctor :   ok
User :   but the pain wasnt occuring at the time
Doctor :   did u consult any physician for his
User :   no
User :   I dont have money for medical insurance
Doctor :   does this pain related to food u take
User :   no, i try to eat healthy on a daily basis
User :   3-4 med-light meals
User :   nothing heavy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have cough as of now?
User :   Nope
Doctor :   i would suggest you to
Doctor :   consult a physician and get an xray of chest, ECG and endoscopy done

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