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Heart damage

Heart damage: Introduction

Heart damage: Any damage that occurs to the heart. See detailed information below for a list of 24 causes of Heart damage, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Heart damage

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Heart damage: Symptom Checker

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Heart damage Treatments

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Heart damage: Animations

Medications or substances causing Heart damage:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Heart damage 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.

Drug interactions causing Heart damage:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Heart damage 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.

Heart damage: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Heart damage may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Heart damage

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Heart damage: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Heart damage

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for...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 may be causes of chest pain, causing...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,...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 condition is a heart attack,...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. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small to accurately...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...read more »

Heart damage: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Heart damage

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Heart damage: Related Rare Diseases

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Heart damage: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Heart damage

The list below shows some of the causes of Heart damage mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Heart damage?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Heart damage. Of the 24 causes of Heart damage 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
  • 21 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heart damage:

The following list of conditions have 'Heart damage' 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: Heart damage:

The following list of medical conditions have Heart damage 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 Heart damage Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Heart damage 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 Heart damage:

    Medical Conditions associated with Heart damage:

    Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Trauma-related symptoms (724 causes)

    Symptoms related to Heart damage:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Chest tightness (166 causes), Angina (41 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Myocardial infarction (38 causes), MI, Myocardial ischemia (1 cause), Coronary artery disease (106 causes), Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Angioplasty, Angiography, Valvular dysfunction, Arrhythmias (172 causes), Fibrillations, flutter, ECG, treadmill test, ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, tetrology of fallot

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    Medical News summaries about Heart damage

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