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Substernal tightness

Substernal tightness: Introduction

Substernal tightness: feeling of tightness of the chest. See detailed information below for a list of 47 causes of Substernal tightness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Substernal tightness: Symptom Checker

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Substernal tightness: Comorbid Symptoms

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

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Substernal tightness

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Detailed list of causes of Substernal tightness

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How Common are these Causes of Substernal 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 Substernal tightness. Of the 47 causes of Substernal tightness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Substernal tightness:

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

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Substernal tightness:

    Medical Conditions associated with Substernal tightness:

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

    Symptoms related to Substernal tightness:

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

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