Chest pain

  • Chest pain or pressure can be related to muscles, oesophagus, stomach, heart, lungs or stress.
  • See your GP to find out what’s causing your chest pain. 
  • Call immediately if you have chest pain or pressure with any of these symptoms:
    • The pain or pressure starts suddenly during physical activity or stress. The pain does not go away when you sit quietly. 
    • You are also nauseous and sweating.
    • You are breathing faster and are short of breath.
    • You have a fever. 
  • Dutch healthcare practices in general may differ from what you are used to in your home country. Learn more.

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