Symptom: Chest pressure

Chest pressure: Uncomfortable pressure in the chest
Introduction: Chest pressure is an extremely serious symptom because it may indicate an immediate heart attack, even in the absence of chest pain. Seek emergency professional medical attention immediately for chest pressure, discomfort or pain, because of the possibility of heart attack (and other serious disorders).
Detailed cause information for symptom: Chest pressure:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Chest pressure (3 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Chest pressure (6 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Chest pressure: chest pain (75), chest symptoms (85), difficulty breathing (158), breathing (0)
    Chest pressure type of: Pressure (10), Chest pain (75)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Chest pressure: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Chest pressure as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Chest pressure: The following list of conditions have 'Chest pressure' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Angina ... chest tightness
  • Asthma ... chest tightness


  • Heart attack ... chest squeezing, uncomfortable chest pressure


  • Panic attack ... Chest pressure
  • Panic disorder ... Chest pressure


  • Sarcoidosis ... chest tightness

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