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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