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Side effects of ecstacy, heart problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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should i worry if i have taken ecstacy and im having mild pains on the left side of my chest if im a woman
Doctor :   Hi
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When was the last time you took it?
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IT seems you moved out of the chat
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Please login for medical queries
Doctor :   Hello are you back?
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Please reply
User :   I took it like 4 hrs ago
User :   I only took half a pill but im only 114 pds
Doctor :   What is the grade of the pain in severity, on scale of 1 to 10?

User :   It comes and gos. I would say a 3 or 4
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What is the dose of the pill?
User :   the reason i worry is because i have irregular heartbeats and I haven't went to the drs yet to figure out why I have them. Im 28 yrs old. I have no idea.
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How do you know that you have irregular heart beats?
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Can yu feel them?
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Did you check your BP, Pulse and the regularity of them ever?
User :   I feel them all the time. They come and go. sometimes flip flop sometimes just irregular like slow rythem
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Since when are you taking Ecstasy?
User :   I took it tonight and I have taken it before and I my went went flip flop, flip flop but I ignored it.
Doctor :   So is it second time?

User :   Its the third time. the first time was fine but just these last two times i have had problems
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms like teeth clenching
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holding fist
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jaw clenching
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Are you thirsty or sweating?
User :   I was really sweating before and thirsty but now i seem fine temparture wise and Im not too thirsty anymore
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Ok did you have good amount of watrer
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Look it should take 48 hours to metabolise till then you have these symptoms
User :   So you think my heart is fine
Doctor :   I cannot say that till the time you are physically examined
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Taking Ecstasy is dangerous sometimes
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so if you have symptoms always good to get examined
User :   I know and I think I get anxiety now and I think too much and it makes it worse
Doctor :  
The symptoms that you express now
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are just normal after the dose
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but they should go off in 48 hours
User :   Do you recommend i get an ekg to determine if I have an heart problem
Doctor :   Yes, and also the BP, Pulse and Ausculation with stethescope too
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by a local Doctor
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Get the opinion from him and get back to me after that
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I shall be able to advice you what can be done further
User :   Ok
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Half a pill do not cause any problem though
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But do not get into this addiction of Ecstasy
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It can cause sudden cardiac arrest
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I hope you understood
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