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Definition of the noun chest pain

What does chest pain mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. pain in the chest
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: hurting / pain = a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

Explanation

Chest pain may be a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is, in general, considered a medical emergency. Even though it may be determined that the pain is non-cardiac in origin, this is often a diagnosis of exclusion made after ruling out more serious causes of the pain.

  • also known as Bol u grudima, Bol u prsnom košu, Στηθόπονος, Dolor torácico, 흉부통, 가슴통증, כאבים בחזה

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chest pain

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Google previewThe Whiplash Encyclopedia (2006)

by Robert Ferrari

Symptom Patient's Interpretation and Worry Physician Explanation after a Thorough History and Examination Headaches Chest pain Brain damage, TMJ injury Broken ribs or lung damage “The neck muscles attach to the skull in many places.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women's Health (2004)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

Chest pain is one of the cardinal manifestations of heart disease. However, chest pain can also occur due to various other disease states. It is very important for the patient and physician alike to differentiate chest pain due to cardiac causes ...

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

ANGINA PECTORIS–Chest pain. Symptoms behind the breast bone) □ Aching in a tooth, with or without squeezing pressure or heaviness in the chest □ Aching in the neck muscles or jaw □ Aching along one or both arms □ Aching into the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Aging and Public Health (2008)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

million emergency department visits and more than 700,000 outpatient office visits are due to chest pain. The costs ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

cherophobia chest pain cannot tolerate surgery or other methods to remove gallstones. Compare endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography. See also ursodeoxycholic acid. cherophobia ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

cherophobia chest pain cannot tolerate surgery or other methods to remove gallstones. Compare endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography. See also ursodeoxycholic acid. cherophobia ...

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