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What is the pathophysiology of chest pain?

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In brief: Depends on the cause

Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few.
It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having.

In brief: Depends on the cause

Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few.
It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having.
Dr.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Several

Look at the cartoon for some causes of chest pain.
See your doctor for evaluation.

In brief: Several

Look at the cartoon for some causes of chest pain.
See your doctor for evaluation.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Stephen L Roth
Internal Medicine

In brief: Coronary occlusions

There are multiple causes of chest pain, the most common and ominous being coronary artery occlusions with atherosclerosis.

In brief: Coronary occlusions

There are multiple causes of chest pain, the most common and ominous being coronary artery occlusions with atherosclerosis.
Dr. Stephen L Roth
Dr. Stephen L Roth
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