Glossary for Chest spasm
Medical terms related to Chest spasm or mentioned in this section include:
- Angina pectoris: severe chest pain due to ischemia
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Breast spasm: A sudden involuntary contraction of the muscles of the breast.
- Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Calf spasm: A sudden involuntary contraction of the muscles of the calf or calves.
- Chest conditions: Any condition affecting the chest
- Chest discomfort: The sensation of discomfort that is located in the chest
- Chest pain: Any chest pain must be considered as cardiac in origin until proven otherwise.
- Chest symptoms: Symptoms affecting the chest region.
- Elbow spasm: A sudden involuntary contraction of the muscles of the elbow joint.
- Electrolyte abnormality: An imbalance in the level of any of a number of chemicals (electrolytes) in the blood stream e.g. chloride, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and bicarbonate. Symptoms can vary depending on which electrolyte is involved and the severity of the imbalance - severe cases can readily lead to death. An electrolyte abnormality can be caused by such things excessive loss of body fluid through vomiting or diarrhea, kidney conditions, malabsorption and various drugs such as diuretics and chemotherapy drugs.
- Eye twitching: Involuntary twitching movements of the eyes
- Eyelid twitch: Involuntary twitching or blinking of the eyelids
- Finger spasm: Sudden involuntary contraction of the muscles in the fingers .
- Foot Spasm: Inability to contract the muscles of the feet.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hypocalcaemia: Decreased concentration of calcium in the blood.
- Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
- Muscle spasms: Involuntary movement or contraction of muscles without full control
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
- Nerve compression: Compression of a nerve that becomes trapped in a confined space due to any cause e.g. trauma, inflammation or a disease process. This usually occurs near joints. The resulting pressure on the nerve can be very painful and if left untreated can result in damage to the nerve and eventually muscle weakness and wasting. Conditions such as bone spurs, joint swelling due to injury, cysts and trauma can result in nerve entrapment. The exact symptoms will depend on which nerve is trapped and the duration and severity of the entrapment.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Rib pain: Pain occurring on or around the ribs.
- Spasms: Involuntary muscle movements without full control.
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