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Chest tightness

Chest tightness: Introduction

Chest tightness: The sensation of tightness located in the chest. See detailed information below for a list of 166 causes of Chest tightness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Chest tightness:

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

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Causes of Types of Chest tightness:

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Chest tightness: Symptom Checker

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

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Chest tightness Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Chest tightness may include:

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Stories from Users for Chest tightness

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Medications or substances causing Chest tightness:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Chest tightness 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.

Chest tightness: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Chest tightness

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Chest tightness: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Chest tightness

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

How Common are these Causes of Chest tightness?

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 tightness. Of the 166 causes of Chest tightness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 165 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Chest tightness:

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

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

    Medical Conditions associated with Chest tightness:

    Chest pressure (175 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Pressure (173 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 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), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Chest tightness:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Chest pressure (175 causes), Chest discomfort (64 causes), Chest itch (15 causes), Breathing difficulty (2922 causes), Adult-onset asthma, Airborne allergy, Allergic asthma, Angina (41 causes), Aspirin-induced asthma, Asthma (320 causes), Asthma in pregnancy, Exercise-Induced, Asthmatic Bronchitis, Atopic asthma

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    Medical News summaries about Chest tightness

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Chest tightness

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