Chest Pain

About- Chest pain is discomfort or pain in any region of the chest.

Symptoms-

A sour or acidic taste in the mouth
 Abdominal pain
 Back pain that radiates to the front of the chest
 Jaw, or arm pain
 Burning sensation in the chest
 Chest pressure or tightness
 Cold sweats
 Difficulty swallowing
 Dizziness
 Fatigue
 Lightheadedness
 Nausea or vomiting
 Pain may last for more than a few minutes
 Pain may vary depending on the body position
 Pain may be Sharp, Dull, Burning, Aching, Stabbing
 Pain gets worse with activity
 Shortness of breath
 Weakness
 
Causes-
 A blood clot
 Acid reflux
 Angina
 Aortic dissection
 Asthma 
 Bronchospasm
 Bruised or broken ribs
 Cardiomyopathy
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD)
 Stress fractures 
 Costochondritis
 Difficulty swallowing
 Gallbladder inflammation
 Gallstones
 Heart attack
 Heartburn
 Injured ribs
 Myocarditis
 Pancreatitis
 Panic attack
 Pericarditis
 Pleurisy
 Pneumonia
 Pneumothorax
 Pulmonary embolism
 Pulmonary hypertension
 Shingles
 Sore muscles
 Viral bronchitis

Specialists to Visit -
 Emergency Medicine

 Internal Medicine
 Cardiologist
 Cardiovascular Surgeon

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com
https://medlineplus.gov
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhsinform.scot

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