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Chest infection: Introduction

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.

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Causes of Chest infection:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Chest infection. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Chest infection

Home medical tests possibly related to Chest infection:

Chest infection: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Chest infection, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Chest infection Treatments

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Chest infection: Animations

Medications or substances causing Chest infection:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Chest infection as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Chest infection: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Chest infection may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Chest infection: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Chest infection

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Chest infection: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Detailed list of causes of Chest infection

The list below shows some of the causes of Chest infection mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Chest infection?

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:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Chest infection:

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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Conditions listing medical complications: Chest infection:

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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Causes of Chest infection Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Chest infection based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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