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Suffering from chest pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   I hve been suffering from chest pain in the last 3 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please provide these details-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   sorry past week
User :   and im concerned that its not getting better
User :   25 years Male, Single, 65 kg and 176cm
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   i smoke
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but not heavily
User :   however in the past 3 weeks i did smoke sort of heavily
Doctor :   Where is the pain localised? Is it going anywhere or is it limited to the chest?
User :   and i stopped for 5 days now but not feeling any better
User :   its mainly the middle part and sort of the top of my chest
User :   maybe its the Trachea
User :   and upper lungs im not sure
Doctor :   Does any one in your family have a history of heart disease?
User :   no but my grandmother had lung cancer
Doctor :   Is there any burning sensation there, or in your upper abdomen?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems like acidity?
User :   difficulity in breathing
Doctor :   There is nothing to worry about, it is probably due to acidity. I suggest that you take an Antacid like Tums, take plenty of cold milk,
Doctor :   and take a bland diet for at least
Doctor :   3-4 months
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