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"Good evening doc,i av been feeling some pains at my chest to my throat and my back.I will jst find it difficult to breath at some point after some little stress or climbing d stairs.d first time I experienced it is on Tuesday wen I resumed work.my mum said maybe it's high bp,wen I checked my bp was high and d machine said mild hypertension. pls wat is d cos of d ailment and wat is it called.what can I used to stop it cos my mum gave me her bp drugs but I dnt want to start using bp drug at dis young age.tanx"

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    A 30 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    Good evening doc,i av been feeling some pains at my chest to my throat and my back.I will jst find it difficult to breath at some point after some little stress or climbing d stairs.d first time I experienced it is on Tuesday wen I resumed work.my mum said maybe it's high bp,wen I checked my bp was high and d machine said mild hypertension. pls wat is d cos of d ailment and wat is it called.what can I used to stop it cos my mum gave me her bp drugs but I dnt want to start using bp drug at dis young age.tanx
    Dr. Idris Q answered:
    2 years ago
    Hello, Sorry about that. The pain you described plus other things you complained of look more like a heart issue. I will like to know the true value of the bp measurement you took instead of what the machine stated. Very likely you are hypertensive and it might be affecting your heart. However, do not take your mum's drug as what works for her might not go well with your body system. If you have the machine with you, I want you to measure again and get back to me with the reading... I will await your reply.
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    A 30 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    tanx doc.I jst checked my bp now it's 127/90 and heart beat 87 per minute.
    Dr. Idris Q answered:
    2 years ago
    The value you got now falls in a category we call high normal. Meaning its normal but a bit higher than what's expected. But I won't want us to relax because of this value. You still need to see a physician preferably a cardiologist who is a heart specialist for further evaluation. What to do for now, Avoid strenuous activities, get rest when you are tired Reduce salt and sugar intake Take plenty of fruits Take less of fatty foods, fries and junks. See your Doctor as soon as possible. Some investigations like ECG, Chest X-ray, lipid profile test might need to be done depending on your Doctor's discretion. Please the earlier the best. If you have difficulty finding one send an email with your name, number and location to findadoctor@kangpe.com. An agent will get back to you. I will be here if you have more questions. Thanks
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    A 30 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    thank u so much doc,does it means i am not hypertensive?for the pains am feeling it occurs once in a while not everyday and wats d ailment called and wat cld av been d cause and is it something serious?
    Dr. Idris Q answered:
    2 years ago
    For now, the symptoms and a family background of hypertension that you have warrants that you should be closely monitored for sometime before we can say if you are hypertensive or not. The pain might be as a result of many things, but the most likely based on your complaint is what is called Angina pectoris or angina for short. The likely causes of angina include long standing hypertension, abnormal enlargement of the heart from other causes apart from hypertension, atherosclerosis and so on. There are what we call risk factors which increases Someone's chance of having this condition e. g smoking, alcohol intake, obesity, sedentary life style, dietary indiscretion and so on. It is something serious, that's why you have to be sure it's not the one by seeing a caradiologist who will evaluate you further. Hope this helps
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    A 30 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    good morning doctor,how was ur nite?thanks for your answers.I sent a mail to findadoctor@kangpe.com last nite dat i need a cardiologist but am yet to get a response.can I go to a general hospital though am not feeling d pains again.I work in a quality control laboratory in a good industry and am exposed to some chemicals,i want to know if dat cld be d cause of d pains.also my cycle says my ovulation day was on Saturday and I had unprotected sex yesterday can I get pregnant cos am feeling some mild pains at my left and lower abdomen.tanx
    Dr. Idris Q answered:
    2 years ago
    Good morning, my night was good. A general hospital is not a bad idea. You will be given adequate attention and treatment too once you see a Doctor. The Doctor will surely ask some series of questions to be sure if the pain is related to your occupation and the likely precautions to take. If you are suppose to ovulate on Saturday, Sunday is one of your fertile days and an unprotected sex on your fertile day increases your chance of getting pregnant. It's however too early to say now, wait till you miss your period. The lower abdominal pain, did it just start or you have been experiencing before now?
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