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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 »
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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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.
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.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Chest discomfort 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 discomfort. Of the 64 causes of Chest discomfort that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Chest discomfort based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
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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