Causes of chest pain
Frequently people consult about experiencing chest pain. I know through training all chest pain is supposed to be referred to the emergency room for evaluation, but realistically many including myself am able recognize symptoms come from many different causes and may have different care needs. The emergency need for consultation is due the fact that many people will deny their symptoms are from a cardiac cause, delaying treatment and thus have pretty extensive heart damage or death. Evaluation thus is helpful in determining the cause. When one gets evaluated there are many different areas of anatomy where the cause may be from.
Here is a list of many differentcauses for chest pain:
- the chest wall including the ribs, the muscles, and the skin;
Possibilities: A rib in poor alignment, shingles, pulled muscle, cartilage between the ribs being inflamed,
- the back including the…
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