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What causes chest tightness and headache? 5 possible conditions

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

1

Allergies Overview

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Learn about what causes allergies, the different types of allergies, and how they're treated.

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2

Acute Mountain Sickness

Acute mountain sickness is a condition that occurs when your body can't adjust to a high level of altitude. Learn more about the signs and how to treat it.

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3

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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4

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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5

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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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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