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Symptom checker

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Chest pain

Chest pain can be a symptom of a heart attack. Find out the common causes of chest pain, when to be concerned and what to do if you have chest pain.

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Angina

Angina is chest pain or discomfort that usually comes on during physical activity. Here’s how to recognise angina and what to do about it.

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Pericarditis

Pericarditis is the inflammation of the thin membrane around your heart. Read more about pericarditis symptoms, treatments and causes.

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Costochondritis

Costochondritis is inflammation of the cartilage that joins your ribs to your breastbone. Learn how you can reduce the pain of costochondritis.

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Coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis

Coronary heart disease (CHD), also known as ‘ischaemic heart disease’, is the most common form of heart disease. Learn how to reduce your risk.

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Long COVID and post-COVID symptoms

While most people fully recover from having COVID-19, others have found it can take longer to get back to normal. Read more about post-COVID symptoms and 'long COVID' here.

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Troponin blood test

Troponin blood tests can help work out if your heart muscle is damaged due to a heart attack. Read about troponin blood tests and when they are used.

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Heart attack symptoms: males vs females

Find out about the differences in heart attack symptoms between males and females, and about what can increase your risk of having a heart attack.

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Aortic stenosis

Read about aortic stenosis, a condition where the aortic heart valve narrows - making it hard for the heart to pump blood through.

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Electrocardiogram (ECG)

To find out how well your heart is working, your doctor may ask you to have an electrocardiogram (ECG). Learn more about it and why you may need an ECG.

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