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Chest tightness: The sensation of tightness located in the chest. See detailed information below for a list of 166 causes of Chest tightness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Chest tightness.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Chest tightness as a symptom.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Chest tightness 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 tightness. Of the 166 causes of Chest tightness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Chest tightness' 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Chest tightness based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Chest tightness:
Chest pressure (175 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Pressure (173 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Chest tightness:
Chest pain (1053 causes), Chest pressure (175 causes), Chest discomfort (64 causes), Chest itch (15 causes), Breathing difficulty (2922 causes), Adult-onset asthma, Airborne allergy, Allergic asthma, Angina (41 causes), Aspirin-induced asthma, Asthma (320 causes), Asthma in pregnancy, Exercise-Induced, Asthmatic Bronchitis, Atopic asthma
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