Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chest Tightness and Trouble Breathing When Lying Down 20 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 20 conditions that can cause Chest Tightness and Trouble Breathing When Lying Down.

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There is 1 common condition that can cause Chest Tightness and Trouble Breathing When Lying Down.
  1. Chronic Bronchitis
There are 3 somewhat common conditions that can cause Chest Tightness and Trouble Breathing When Lying Down.
  1. Congestive Heart Failure
  2. Enlarged Heart
  3. Mitral Valve Prolapse
There are 5 uncommon conditions that can cause Chest Tightness and Trouble Breathing When Lying Down.
  1. Aortic Regurgitation
  2. Aortic Stenosis
  3. Cirrhosis
  4. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  5. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 11 rare conditions that can cause Chest Tightness and Trouble Breathing When Lying Down.
  1. Chagas Disease
  2. Cor Pulmonale
  3. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  4. Malignant Hypertension
  5. Mitral Stenosis
  6. Pericarditis
  7. Pleural Effusion
  8. Polycythemia Vera
  9. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  10. Ventricular Aneurysm
  11. Ventricular Septal Defect

Last Updated: Nov 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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