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Chronic bronchitis. Chest pain. Taking inhalers. Help

My father is 74 yrs old. He is suffering from chronic bronchities. one month back he was put in ICU for severe chest pain in the left side for which docs suggested to keep him under observation , saline etc. He was given some drugs and was suggested to take inhalers and vapouriserand also mask when he goes outside. He was left after 2 days and now he is again having the same pain in the left side but to littel extent.Doctors are not giving proper cause for the same and neither treatment or prevention. Please hlp. Kind enough if i get answer on
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Chronic bronchitis is an inflammatory lung disease with presence of fever, breathlessness, cough with sputum and chest pain due to muscle fatigue.
Does your father has all these mentioned symptoms?
Does your father has sweating, squeezing sensation in chest along with chest pain?
You should consult with internal medicine specialist and should go for thorough check up.
Chronic bronchitis can be diagnosed by clinical examination.
There may also be possibility of heart ailment and he should also go for ECG for evaluation of heart.
Correct diagnosis will definitely help in relieving from distressful symptoms.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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