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Stomach discomfort right under ribcage. Also short of breath

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Stomach discomfort right under ribcage. Also short of breath when walking. Had gall bladder removed 3months ago. Been ok since then.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 11 months ago.

Dear customer,

Thanks for your question.

Do you have burning pain in the upper right abdomen? Did you take any medication to relieve this symptom? Since when are you having this discomfort? Regarding shortness of breath since when do you have it? Is this a new symptom? Were any investigations done? Have started walking recently?

Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 11 months ago.

Hello Carl,

I'm Dr Chaithanya attending yu today.

Shortness of breath during walking is a typical symptom of heart disease, you are also saying about chest discomfort, so I do not want you to take a chance. Though gastritis can cause similar symptoms. Shortness of breath is not present in gastritis.

I want you to go to ER and get a ECG done immediately, nd be seen by a doctor to rule out Angina.

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Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 11 months ago.

I'm sorry for misspelling your name, Ben.