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Retrosternal chest pain

Retrosternal chest pain: Introduction

Retrosternal chest pain: is a medical emergency due to a number of serious conditions. See detailed information below for a list of 49 causes of Retrosternal chest pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Retrosternal chest pain: Symptom Checker

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Retrosternal chest pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Retrosternal chest pain

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Misdiagnosis and Retrosternal chest pain

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 people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, 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 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, this undiagnosed more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis 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 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 be overlooked include chest more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple more »

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Retrosternal chest pain: Related Rare Diseases

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Retrosternal chest pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Retrosternal chest pain

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How Common are these Causes of Retrosternal chest pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Retrosternal chest pain. Of the 49 causes of Retrosternal chest pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Retrosternal chest pain:

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Causes of Retrosternal chest pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Retrosternal chest pain 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?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Retrosternal chest pain:

    Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Retrosternal chest pain:

    Stable angina pectoris, Acute coronary syndrome, Unstable angina pectoris, Myocardial infarction (38 causes), Aortic dissection, Pulmonary embolism (28 causes), Atrial fibrillation (77 causes), Pneumonia (241 causes), Pneumothorax (61 causes), Hemothorax (9 causes)

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