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Chest tightness

Conditions

Acid reflux

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common condition, where acid from the stomach leaks up into the oesophagus (gullet).

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Abdominal pain after eating
  • Burning pain in chest or upper abdomen
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Chest tightness
  • Bloated stomach

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Acid reflux.

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

Asthma

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Asthma.

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

Asthma Attack

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)
  • Fast or shallow breathing
  • Chest tightness
  • Unable to talk in full sentences
  • Shortness of breath at rest

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Asthma Attack.

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

Heart attack

A heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI) is a serious medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Chest pain
  • Sudden chest pain
  • Chest pain spreading to neck
  • Chest pain spreading to left arm
  • Chest pain spreading to jaw

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Heart attack.

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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