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most common cause of pericarditis

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pericarditis: Pericarditis is inflammation of the tissue covering of the heart. It is commonly caused by viruses and sometimes other infections or inflammatory dise ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
35 years experience Cardiology
Pericarditis: It is a common condition. It is sometimes difficult to diagnosed if it is mild. We often suspect but cannot confirm it is pericarditis. The confirmed ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Pericarditis: Long list of causes but i will limit to: most common: viral, metabolic (kidney disease - uremic), after myocardial infarction or open heart surgery. ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Pericaditis: I do not think weed grit causes pericarditis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
VAriable: Nasty foot ulcers especially in the tropics and hard to treat. Difficult pneumonia thankfully rare. Why do you ask?
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Viral infection: The most common cause of diarrhea is a virus infection. It usually is self limited and you need to keep up with hydration.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ask a heart doc: Ventricular irritability means that the heart is susceptible to irregularities in the conduction of electrical rhythm in the heart. Many things can c ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Chest pain that is sometimes worse with a deep breath or lying down.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Small blebs: Single or multiple small emphysematous blebs( appear like little blisters, or clusters of grapes ) ionesco or more pop like a ballon and air collects ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
15 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Actinomycosis is a slowly progressive bacterial infection most commonly caused by actinomyces israelii. These bacteria normally colonize the mouth, co ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
CANCER, HEART DISEAS: E and accidents.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Fat malabsorption: Steatorrhea means that there is fat in the stool. The pancreas secretes an enzyme, lipase, into the small intestine in response to ingestion of a fatt ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3 main causes: Bursitis is an inflammation of the burse and is commonly caused by: 1. overuse injury 2. direct trauma to area 3. response to injury to surrounding ti ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Graves' disease: Hi. Graves' disease is the most common. This is followed by subacute thyroiditis, which is followed by "toxic" (misnomer...not poisonous) or "hot" (mi ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Mastitis: Mastitis in a non-lactating women is not common. It can be cause by normal bacteria, some forms of resistant bacteria or can be a sign of a more serio ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
51 years experience Cardiology
Medication: A slow heart rate can be normal in fit individuals at rest. Many medications, notably beta blockers, slow the heart rate. A slow heart rate can also b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Shayani
32 years experience Cardiology
Abnormalities/Damage: Abnormalities or damage to the structure of your heart are the most common. However there are other causes: heart attacks, high blood pressure, stress ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
H. pylori: One of the most common cause of ulcers is a bacteria called H. Pylori.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Aortic aneurysms: Aortic aneurysms are commonly associated with high blood pressure. They also have a familial ncidence probably due to collagen structure. Some genetic ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Steatrrhea: The following l conditions are some of the possible causes of steatorrhea. Fat malabsorption disorder Chronic pancreatitis Small bowel disorder Celia ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends on age: Acute vertigo is usually due to a viral infection that affects the inner ear, causing unsteadiness sensation for days to weeks. Older persons may get ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you have lots of pain / arthralgias associated with malar rash you may want to be screened or tested for lupus or related autoimmune syndromes. Alt ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anhkiet Tran
14 years experience Urgent Care
Headache: It takes a book to write about headaches. But among the patients I see at Urgent Care, it is migraine headache. I assume because it is more severe and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Gastroenteritis: The most common cause is a virus. There are also some other causes, such as food poisoning, colitis, and other infections. If there is blood in your s ... Read More

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