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Chest infection: Inflammation of the chest due to pathology of the structures in the chest. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Chest infection, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Chest infection.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Chest infection as a symptom.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Chest infection may include these symptoms:
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Read more about causes and Chest infection deaths.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Chest infection mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Chest infection. Of the 12 causes of Chest infection that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Chest infection' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Chest infection or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Chest infection based
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Medical Conditions associated with Chest infection:
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