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Does chest pain always mean heart attack or can also be some sort of inflammation of the heart?
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology
In brief: Chest pain
Chest pain can be caused by arthritis, herniated disk, strain, infection, tumor among many other causes.
Cardiac is an immediate danger and it is good idea to rule out heart attack or ischemia.

In brief: Chest pain
Chest pain can be caused by arthritis, herniated disk, strain, infection, tumor among many other causes.
Cardiac is an immediate danger and it is good idea to rule out heart attack or ischemia.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Not always
But heart is the most important and needs to be evaluated first.
Heartburn / esophageal disorders are common causes of non-cardiac chest pain.

In brief: Not always
But heart is the most important and needs to be evaluated first.
Heartburn / esophageal disorders are common causes of non-cardiac chest pain.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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