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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a slight tingling pain on the left part of my chest
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
User :   Hi Dr
User :   I have a slight tingling pain on the left part of my chest
Doctor :   can u explain your problems in detail?
User :   well at times randomly
User :   i feel like a little pain in the left side of the chest
User :   if you have anything to ask
User :   I can reply according to that
Doctor :   anything specific activity that brings on this pain?
User :   well sometimes a heavy inspiration
Doctor :   on a scale of 1-10, what is the severity ?
User :   well i think 4-5
Doctor :   explain, how long the pain lasts ?
User :   less than a minute
User :   sometimes i rub it
Doctor :   any palpitations, breathing difficulty ?
User :   no
Doctor :   also the exact location of the pain?
Doctor :   is ur sleep disturbed ?
Doctor :   Are u there ?
User :   yes
User :   no the sleep is not disturbed
User :   its on the left side of the chest
Doctor :   how long have u had this issue? how did it start ?
User :   i think from a few months bcak
User :   it just started one day with a slight pain
Doctor :   may i know ur age ?
User :   30
Doctor :   weigjt and height as well ?
User :   5 feet 7 inches
User :   and 85
User :   kgs
Doctor :   any history of fever, cough , ?
User :   i have fever on and off and sometimes dry and sometimes wet cough
Doctor :   do u have any history of gastritis ?
Doctor :   have u had any investigations done ?
User :   i do have gas
User :   I don't get time to eat on time
User :   so i have gas like that
User :   and sometimes acid reflux
Doctor :   any x ray chest , ecg done ?
User :   it was done months back
Doctor :   what were the results?
User :   last time the ecg was done
User :   there was a slight kink
User :   when i had to take a heavy inspiration
Doctor :   are you taking any medications ?
User :   while it was taken on the treadmill
User :   i am taking lipanthol
User :   and crestor
User :   and glucophage
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any problem
Doctor :   from the history u have provided
Doctor :   it seems most likely that your current issue could be due to soft tissue involvement
User :   whats that docto
User :   r
Doctor :   or it could be due to the GERD it self
Doctor :   Reflux disease could be the cause of ur pain
User :   is that called soft tissue
User :   ?
Doctor :   it is called soft tissue in the sense that the involved organs are above the bone
User :   alright
User :   and what is GERD?
Doctor :   u can get a Xray of the chest to see if the undelrying Lungs Are affected
User :   alright
User :   is there a remedy for the acid reflux
Doctor :   also GERD is Gastro esophageal reflux disease
Doctor :   treat ment : antacids and acid reducers
User :   alright
User :   is acid reflux because of not eating on time?
User :   and gas in the stomach?
Doctor :   yes , there are a lot of issues involved including lack of proper diet habits
User :   is it too late to get things in order?
User :   if i try to eat on time
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   there is no need to worry about time
User :   alright
User :   is there any other way to beat it without taking medicines?
Doctor :   you will need medications at least at the start
User :   what is a good medicine for it
Doctor :   u can take GELUSIL MPS
User :   alright
User :   once a day?
User :   after meals?
Doctor :   and OMEX -D 20 mg twice daily for 4 weeks
Doctor :   gelusil 3 tsp, thrice daly after food
User :   ok
User :   i thought it could be a heart problem also
Doctor :   it does not seem so
User :   alright
User :   and also I get pain on the right side of my head
Doctor :   both the issues are unrelated
Doctor :   the pain could be due to tension headache
User :   when i bend down
User :   the vein on the right side of my head
User :   shows
User :   and i feel pain on the right side of the head also
Doctor :   that seems to be tension headache
User :   and when i sleep i put my head facing the left side
Doctor :   u can try Disprin as and when u have such issues
User :   alright and the vein showing
User :   it happens when pressure is there on the head
Doctor :   disprin 325 mg , taken as needed
Doctor :   i understand, that is why it is called tension headache
User :   alright
User :   thanks for your time
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   see you again some time
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   good night and bye for now
User :   good night
User :   bye
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