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What causes chest pain? 84 possible conditions

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Panic Disorder

Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of a panic attack. You may be having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror with no obvious cause.

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer. Swelling of the face is one potential sign of lung cancer.

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Congestive (Dilated) Cardiomyopathy

Congestive cardiomyopathy, also known as dilated cardiomyopathy, is characterized by a weak primary pumping chamber in the heart. Your heart automatically attempts to correct for this inefficiency. In turn, thi...

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Sickle Cell Anemia

Red blood cells are normally shaped like discs, which allows them to travel through blood vessels. Sickle cell disease causes sickle cells to be sickle-shaped.

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Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis causes severe damage to the respiratory and digestive systems. Learn about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Idiopathic Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Idiopathic autoimmune hemolytic anemia (IAHA) is a serious form of autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Learn more about this condition.

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Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that makes people very fearful of certain places and situations. Learn about agoraphobia causes, symptoms, and treatment.

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Hyperlipoproteinemia

Hyperlipoproteinemia is a common disorder that results in high levels of lipids circulating in the blood. This can cause pancreatitis, abdominal pain, enlarged liver and other symptoms.

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Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IV

People with hyperlipoproteinemia type IV have a higher-than-normal triglyceride level due to a genetic defect. Learn about the risk factors and treatment.

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Polyarteritis Nodosa

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a serious but rare disease of the blood vessels caused by an immune system malfunction.

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Q Fever

Q fever is an infection caused by the bacteria Coxiella burnetii. The bacteria are most commonly found in cattle, sheep, and goats.

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Sick Sinus Syndrome

Sick sinus syndrome is a general name for a group of disorders that can cause abnormal beating of the heart. Read about symptoms and treatment options.

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Agoraphobia With Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are feelings of sudden fear without reasonable cause. Agoraphobia is another type of anxiety disorder. Read about symptoms and treatment.

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Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)

People with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PVST) experience a faster-than-normal heart rate. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors.

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Aortic Valve Disease

In aortic valve disease, the valve that controls the flow of blood from your left ventricle (lower left heart chamber) to your aorta (main artery) malfunctions.

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Pulmonary Valve Stenosis

Pulmonary valve stenosis is a rare, potentially serious cardiac condition. Read on to learn how it affects the heart and how it's treated.

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Transfusion Reactions

A transfusion reaction is a rare condition that occurs when a person receives a transfusion with blood that is not matched to their blood type. This may cause symptoms such as back pain, fever, fainting, or dizziness.

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Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is now known as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The name was changed in 1998 to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) because it was determined to be more descriptive of th...

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Pyogenic Liver Abscess

A pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is a pocket of pus in the liver. It can be life-threatening. Find out the causes and symptoms of PLA and how it's treated.

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MRSA (Staph) Infection

MRSA is an infection caused by a type of staph bacteria that's resistant to many different antibiotics. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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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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