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Chronic chest pain

Chronic chest pain: Introduction

Any type of chest discomfort or chest pain, with or without breathing difficulty, is a serious symptom that's likely to put you first in the queue at the Emergency Room. The main concern is, of course, heart attack, but there are also various other dangerous conditions that can cause severe symptoms such as chest pain or breathing difficulty. Refer to the causes of chest pain or the causes of breathing difficulty. These symptoms need to be diagnosed immediately by a medical professional because they can represent a life-threatening emergency....more »

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Causes of Chronic chest pain:

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

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Common Causes of Chronic chest pain

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Causes of Types of Chronic chest pain:

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Chronic chest pain: Symptom Checker

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Chronic chest pain Treatments

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Chronic chest pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Chronic chest pain

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Chronic chest pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Chronic chest pain

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which...read more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose,...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps or...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure....read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be overlooked include chest pain, ...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis)....read more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung diseases with...read more »

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Chronic chest pain: Related Rare Diseases

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Chronic chest pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Chronic chest pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Chronic chest pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Chronic chest pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Chronic chest pain. Of the 82 causes of Chronic chest pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 10 causes are "common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 69 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Chronic chest pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Chronic chest pain' 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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Causes of Chronic chest pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Chronic chest pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Chronic chest pain:

    Medical Conditions associated with Chronic chest pain:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 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), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Chronic chest pain:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Angina (41 causes), Heart attack (138 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Painful breathing, Rib pain (31 causes), Esophageal spasm, Reflux, Cervical spondylosis, Prolapsed mitral cusp, Da Costa's syndrome, Pulmonary hypertension (86 causes), Peptic ulcer, Gallbladder disease, Chronic pancreatitis, Ankylosing spondylitis

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