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Chest pain and Shortness of breath

Conditions

Pericarditis

Pericarditis is inflammation (swelling) of the pericardium, which is the fluid-filled sac surrounding your heart.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Chest pain
  • Sudden chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • High temperature
  • Unusually tired

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Pericarditis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

SVT

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is the name given to an abnormality of heart rhythm, characterised by a fast heartbeat.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling heart beat
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Chest pain
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Shortness of breath

Our Health A-Z contains more information on SVT.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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