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Chest Pain Overview (cont.)

What conditions are associated with chest pain?

The conditions associated with chest pain are very numerous. The following is a list of conditions that may lead to chest pain. This list does not include every condition but is meant to outline some of the major conditions that are associated with chest pain (both cardiac and non-cardiac): Anxiety, atherosclerosis, aortic dissection, aortic stenosis, cardiomyopathy, cholecystitis, cocaine use, diabetes, spasm of the esophagus, gastritis, GERD, hiatal hernia, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, hyperthyroid, lupus, mitral valve problems, Marfan syndrome, pericarditis, pleurisy, pneumothorax, polyarteritis nodosa, Pott disease, pulmonary embolism, rib fracture, scleroderma, and shingles.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/26/2014

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