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What are the causes for chest pressure or pain?
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
4 doctors agree
In brief: Many
Angina (heart), pulmonary embolus (lungs), airway congestion (bronchitis, asthma), infection (bronchitis/pneumonia), heartburn (esophagus), musculoskeletal (e.
g. Costochondritis, muscle spasms), radiculopathy (nerves pinched as they exit spine) ... Many ... See md if persists or worsens.

In brief: Many
Angina (heart), pulmonary embolus (lungs), airway congestion (bronchitis, asthma), infection (bronchitis/pneumonia), heartburn (esophagus), musculoskeletal (e.
g. Costochondritis, muscle spasms), radiculopathy (nerves pinched as they exit spine) ... Many ... See md if persists or worsens.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Lots
Every structure in the chest can produce pain if it is irritated.
The heart, lungs, esophagus, bones and muscles can all cause pain, and it is often difficult to tell. Better see a doctor.

In brief: Lots
Every structure in the chest can produce pain if it is irritated.
The heart, lungs, esophagus, bones and muscles can all cause pain, and it is often difficult to tell. Better see a doctor.
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
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