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Chest discomfort

Chest discomfort: 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 Chest discomfort:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Chest discomfort

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Causes of Types of Chest discomfort:

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Chest discomfort: Symptom Checker

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

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Chest discomfort Treatments

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Stories from Users for Chest discomfort

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Chest discomfort: Animations

Medications or substances causing Chest discomfort:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Chest discomfort 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 Chest discomfort:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Chest discomfort 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.

  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Cardioquin (Quinidine) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Cordarone (Amiodarone) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Procan SR (Procainamide) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Pronestyl (Procainamide) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Quinaglute (Quinidine) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Quinidex (Quinidine) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Quinora (Quinidine) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Chest discomfort: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Chest discomfort

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Chest discomfort: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Chest discomfort

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Chest discomfort: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Chest discomfort

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Chest discomfort: Related Rare Diseases

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Chest discomfort: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Chest discomfort

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

How Common are these Causes of Chest discomfort?

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 discomfort. Of the 64 causes of Chest discomfort that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 60 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Chest discomfort:

The following list of conditions have 'Chest discomfort' 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 Chest discomfort Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Chest discomfort 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 Chest discomfort:

    Medical Conditions associated with Chest discomfort:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 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 Chest discomfort:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Chest burning sensation (12 causes), Chest tingling, Chest numbness (8 causes), Chest pressure (175 causes), Asthma (320 causes), Pneumonia (241 causes), Anxiety (895 causes), Bronchitis (273 causes), Chest trauma (10 causes), Heart disorders such as hypertrophy, Infantile dysphagia, Pulmonary hypertension (86 causes), Musculoskeletal injury

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    Medical News summaries about Chest discomfort

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Chest discomfort

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