Chest tightness, Fever: 5 Possible Causes
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What causes chest tightness and fever? 5 possible conditions

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


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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Legionnaires' Disease

Legionnaires' disease is a severe type of pneumonia, or lung infection. Learn about its symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause severe fatigue and joint pain. Learn more about it.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic pain and disability.

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Transfusion Reactions

A transfusion reaction is when your body has an adverse response to a blood transfusion. Learn how transfusion reactions occur and how to minimize your risk.

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