Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pressure Chest Pain and Waking Up Short of Breath 18 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 18 conditions that can cause Pressure Chest Pain and Waking Up Short of Breath.

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There are 2 somewhat common conditions that can cause Pressure Chest Pain and Waking Up Short of Breath.
  1. Congestive Heart Failure
  2. Enlarged Heart
There are 6 uncommon conditions that can cause Pressure Chest Pain and Waking Up Short of Breath.
  1. Aortic Regurgitation
  2. Aortic Stenosis
  3. Atrial Fibrillation
  4. Atrial Flutter
  5. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  6. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 10 rare conditions that can cause Pressure Chest Pain and Waking Up Short of Breath.
  1. Atrial Myxoma
  2. Chagas Disease
  3. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  4. Malignant Hypertension
  5. Mitral Stenosis
  6. Myocarditis
  7. Pleural Effusion
  8. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  9. Ventricular Aneurysm
  10. Ventricular Septal Defect

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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