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What causes chest pain?

There are several common causes of chest pain. Find out what can cause chest pain.

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Chest pain treatments

Information about chest pain treatments, including when to call triple zero (000) and advice on what to do in an emergency situation

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Chest pain

Chest pain is any sort of pain felt in your upper body, from your jaw and shoulders down to your ribs. Find out the facts and when to be concerned.

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Chest infection

Common in people of all ages, chest infections can occur alongside a cold or flu. Discover more about its causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Chest injuries

Chest injury is any injury to the chest area, between the neck and the abdomen. Learn about the signs of injury and treatments.

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Chest injury symptoms

Trusted information about chest injury symptoms including chest pain, difficulty of breathing and more. Find out what to do and when to see a doctor, plus links to trusted resources.

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Chest injury treatments

Trusted information about chest injury treatments including stopping the bleeding, taking pain killers and more. Find out what to do and when to see a doctor, plus links to trusted resources.

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Angina

Caused by insufficient blood flow to the muscles of the heart, angina usually presents as chest pain. Here's how to recognise the signs of angina.

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Pneumonia diagnosis

Doctors diagnose pneumonia mainly by talking to the person who is unwell and examining them. A chest x-ray is also a good help.

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Pneumothorax

Pneumothorax (known as collapsed lung) is a reasonably common condition that occurs when air leaks into the space between the lung and chest wall.

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