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Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD)
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I am a71 year old veteran with lung cancer and copd for the

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I am a71 year old veteran with lung cancer and copd for the last several days I have this feeling of indigestion with this terrible feeling in my throat and a sharp pain in the middle of my chest do you think I should do any long distance travleing
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: i have this feeling for the last couple of days
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i have cad and diabetic i have stents in my heart
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.

I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

You should not travel long distance with your symptoms with the significant past medical history. These should be evaluated by a chest x-ray and EKG immediately.

An acid reflux can cause these symptoms, but ideally you need investigations to rule out heart and lung issues, which can present in the same way.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 12 months ago.

Hope you are doing very good. Let me know if I can anything further for you.