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Medicine for myocarditis

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
See below: There are no medications that can prevent viral myocarditis.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
There isn't one...: It is sad to say but we do not have any medicaction to prevent viral myocarditis. We actually have very few medication to treat viral infections--only... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Be seen!: I am glad you are concerned that your activities may have caused some damage to your body, as those activities are likely to "get you" sooner rather t... Read More
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Seek Medical Help: It is very difficult to provide you with any specific diagnosis based upon the details presented in your question. Given the fact that you have conce... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 36 years experience
Myocarditis: Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of the myocardium. The myocardium is the middle layer of the heart wall. Myocarditis can range from mild to v... Read More
Dr. Howard Rubin
Cardiology 47 years experience
Myocarditis: An infection that involves the heart muscle.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Cardiology 32 years experience
Inflammation..: Inflammation of the heart muscle is myocarditis. It can cause arrhythmias and severe weakness of heart muscle which can be potentially life threateni... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Myocarditis: Myocarditis is not an everyday occurance in a medical practice but it isn't rare.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
No: Myocarditis is not really a genetic disease. Genetic factors passed on to children can make them more susceptible.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Myocarditis: Yes. Death can occur if myocarditis results in heart failure from failure of pumping or cardiac arrythmias.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Chest pain: Typical symptoms of myocarditis re chest pain, shortness of breath and palpitations (irregular heart beat) Check out this site for more information. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Any age: It may occur at any time, from infants to the elderly.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
It can or it may not.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Maybe: Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscles) may occur from a variety of sources. In addition to viral infections there are bacterial, fungal, par... Read More

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