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My chest feels funny, Just last few days I have copd

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My chest feels funny
JA: How long have you been dealing with the issue? In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Just last few days I have copd spondylitis and arthritis
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: On ramprill for high blood pressure
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar replied 19 days ago.

Hello,

Welcome and thank you for your question.

I am Dr. M.D.Mazumdar. I am an MD with more than 20 years experience and I am happy to help you today.

I am reviewing it now and will reply again in a moment.

Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar replied 19 days ago.

How old are you?

Please describe your symptoms.

What is your blood pressure and pulse rate now?

Do you have difficulty in breathing?

What medicines are you on?

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Ok thanks
Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar replied 19 days ago.

How old are you?

Please describe your symptoms.

What is your blood pressure and pulse rate now?

Do you have difficulty in breathing?

What medicines are you on?

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
No thanks
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
I am 50 my blood pressure is 128 over 78 and heart rate is 80 it’s like a achey pain above chest
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Ramprill 2.5 mg one a day
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
On inhalers
Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar replied 19 days ago.

Where exactly is the pain? over the left side of the chest?

Does it pain when you press on the area?

Does the pain increase when you raise your arm?

Do you have bloating or any signs of indigestion?

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Right hand near centre no pain when pressing doesn’t get worse when raising arms got a bit of wind
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Had indigestion last night
Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar replied 19 days ago.

The pain can be due to two causes:

- Costochondritis - which is inflammation of the cartilage of the ribs.

-  Gastric reflux Disease with acid reflux (GERD)

If you had indigestion, then the pain is due to GERD.

Please take the following steps and see if they help.

- Take Prevacid tablets twice daily

- Take sips of cold milk or small amounts of ice cream to neutralize the gastric acid and cool the tissues

- Taking antacids like Tums also helps.

- Do not take solid and liquid food together. Allow a gap of at least 1 hour between the two.

- Do not lie down immediately after eating.

- Ask your doctor to test you for the presence of H. Pylori in your stomach. This is a small parasite which enters the body through food and drink and causes severe gastritis.

- Try to decrease stress as far as possible.

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
u think that’s all it is if so thank u
Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar replied 19 days ago.

Yes, I think that this is what you have and it will clear up with the above steps.