Chest tightness, Swollen legs: 3 Possible Causes
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What causes chest tightness and swollen legs? 3 possible conditions

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

1

Emphysema

Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.

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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

Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Ischemic cardiomyopathy is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened due to insufficient blood flow to the heart's muscle. This inhibits the heart's ability to pump blood and can lead to heart failure.

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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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