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Pulsating chest pains in the night - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have pulsating chest pains during the night
Doctor :   Ok
User :   comes for 5 seconds then goes for 10-20 seconds
User :   then back
User :   it is central and between the rib cage
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this symptoms?
User :   26 male
User :   just last night
Doctor :   Do you have history of palpitations in the past?
User :   but i sometimes get this thing where i suddenly gasp for air
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you known to have breathing problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   i used to smoke cannabis for 10 years
User :   and i had some heavy drinking over the weekend for 2 nights staright with no sleep
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes/hypertension/heart disease?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since I am unable to physically examine you, I can only be able to provide you with the information regarding what might be the cause.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Based on the description of your symptoms, the following may be the causes responsible for your symptoms.
Doctor :   1. Anxiety
Doctor :   2. Smoking and alcohol consumption
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