Font Size

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 6/18/2015

Must Read Articles Related to Chest Pain Overview

Abdominal Pain (Adults)
Abdominal Pain in Adults Abdominal pain in adults can range from a mild stomach ache to severe pain. Examples of causes of abdominal pain in adults include learn more >>
Angina Pectoris

Angina pectoris is a term to describe ...learn more >>

Atrial Flutter
Atrial Flutter

Atrial flutter is a type of arrhyth...learn more >>

Atrial Fibrillation Slideshow

Medical Dictionary