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:
Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:
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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)
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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.
- Heart attack - chest pressure even without chest pain is a classic sign of heart attack.
- Panic attack - also called anxiety attack
- See also causes of chest pain or difficulty breathing
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.
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