Glossary for Mild gerd-like chest pain
Medical terms related to Mild gerd-like chest pain or mentioned in this section include:
- Abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
- Angina pectoris: severe chest pain due to ischemia
- Barrett's oesophagus: Barrett's esophagus is a disorder in which the lining of the esophagus is damaged. The damage is caused by stomach acid that leaks back into the esophagus. This leakage of acid is commonly known as "heartburn" (gastroesophageal reflux).
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
- Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Chest conditions: Any condition affecting the chest
- Chest pain: Any chest pain must be considered as cardiac in origin until proven otherwise.
- Chest symptoms: Symptoms affecting the chest region.
- Chronic chest pain: is a medical emergency due to a number of serious conditions
- Chronic gerd-like sternum pain: Gerd presents with symptoms such as chest pain, heartburn and dysphagia
- Cocaine toxicity:
- Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Duodenal ulcer: A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). The word "peptic" refers to pepsin, a stomach enzyme that breaks down proteins. If a peptic ulcer is located in the stomach it is called a gastric ulcer.
- Esophagus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the esophagus (digestive throat passage)
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Familial Hypercholesterolemia: A genetic abnormality which causes patients to have abnormally high cholesterol levels (low-density lipoproteins). The condition usually leads to early cardiovascular disease.
- Gastric Ulcer: A gastric ulcer is a break in the normal tissue that lines the stomach.
- Gerd-like chest pain: must not be overlooked as it may be a medical emergency
- Gerd-like sternum pain: Gerd presents with symptoms such as chest pain, heartburn and dysphagia
- Gerd-like symptoms: conditions which causes symptoms present in GERD such as heartburn, dysphagia and chest pain
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Heartburn: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
- Heartburn as in case of Barrett's oesophagus: must not be overlooked as it may be a medical emergency
- Heartburn that worsens if low down after eating: must not be overlooked as it may be a medical emergency
- Heartburn without reflux: not related to reflux diseases
- Heartburn-like chest pain: must not be overlooked as it may be a medical emergency
- Hiatus hernia: is a protrusion of the upper part of the stomach into the thoracic cavity through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm, the most common type being sliding hiatus hernia
- High blood pressure: Excessive blood pressure.
- Mitral regurgitation: A condition which is characterized by a regurgitation of blood from the left ventricle into the atrium due to a problem with the mitral valve
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Oesophageal spasm: An oesophageal spasm is incoordinated contraction of the muscles in the esophagus which carries food from the mouth to the stomach. The muscles contract simultaneously instead of a rhythmic successive motion.
- Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
- Pain Disorder: Somatoform disorder causing pain
- Pancreatitis: Any inflammation that occurs in the pancreas
- Peptic Ulcer: Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum
- Pyloric stenosis: Narrowed opening between stomach and intestines
- Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
- Severe gerd-like chest pain: must not be overlooked as it may be a medical emergency
- Severe gerd-like sternum pain: Gerd presents with symptoms such as chest pain, heartburn and dysphagia
- Severe heartburn without reflux: severe heartburn not related to reflux diseases
- Shingles: Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection.
- Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
- Takayasu arteritis: A chronic inflammation of the large blood vessels leading from the aorta which results in lack of pulse in the arms and the carotid arteries, transient paraplegia and blindness and atrophy of the facial muscles. Also called Takayasu's disease, pulseless disease, brachiocephgalic arteritis or aortic arch syndrome.
- Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
- Tietz syndrome: Tietz syndrome is a relatively rare condition characterized by deafness and albinism. It should not be confused with the similarly named Tietz's syndrome which involves inflammation of chest cartilage.
- Tietze's syndrome: Inflammation and swelling of the cartilage that joins the ribs to the breast bone.
- Unstable angina: A condition which is characterized by chest pain of heart origin that occurs without stimuli
- Varicella zoster: A highly contagious disease caused by herpes virus 3
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