Chest pain, Shortness of breath, Swollen ankle: 8 Possible Causes
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What causes chest pain, shortness of breath and swollen ankle? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Hypertensive Heart Disease

Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. Possible signs of acute hypertension include sweating and chills.

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2

Cor Pulmonare

Cor pulmonale is a condition that most commonly arises out of complications from high blood pressure.

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3

Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.

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4

Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened. It's usually caused by heart attack or coronary artery disease.

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5

Pericarditis

Pericarditis is a condition in which the sac surrounding your heart, called the pericardium, becomes swollen and inflamed. You can develop this condition after having a heart attack.

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6

Myocarditis

Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. It is a rare condition that can be caused by any number of autoimmune diseases, viral, bacterial, or fungal infections, or parasites. When you have an infection or a...

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7

Chronic Bronchitis

Learn about the causes and treatment of acute bronchitis.

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8

Mitral Valve Stenosis

Mitral valve stenosis, also known as mitral stenosis, is when the mitral valve opening is narrowed. This means that not enough blood can flow through it.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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