Chest pain

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Chest pain is pain or discomfort in the chest, usually in the front of the chest. It may be sharp or heavy pains. It can be caused by heart-related and non-heart-related problems.[1] Pain is caused by not enough blood flow to the heart.[2]

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  1. Schey R, Villarreal A, Fass R (April 2007). "Noncardiac chest pain: current treatment". Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 3 (4): 255–62. PMC 3099272. PMID 21960837.
  2. Alpert, Joseph S. (2005). Cardiology for the Primary Care Physician. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 47. ISBN 9781573402125.