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What causes persistent pain in the left chest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Jan-2018
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:Hello Doctor
User:I'm feeling a pain in left chest and left back since yesterday morning. It looked mostly muscle pain may be due to wrong posture sleep but it's been over 24 hrs
User:Pain has reduced in back but chest pain still persists
Doctor:Do you have breathlessness or excess sweating ?
User:mostly when I take a movement like sitting, lying down but don't feel while i'm standing up or walking
User:No, no issues with breathing or sweating
Doctor:You need to take painkiller with a muscle relaxant.
User:Ok, any recommended medicine?
Doctor:It could surely be intercoastal muscle spasms
Doctor:Tab DIVON MR
Doctor:twice daily for three days after food is good
User:ok sure, thanks
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Is there anything else you need to know ?
User:That's it for now, when I should visit physically to the doctor if pain continue to persists?
Doctor:if it persists for more than two days and if the intensity worsens even after meds
User:ok, thanks
Doctor:You are welcome
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