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Pericarditis should I go to work

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Varies: Based on the cause and your personal recovery time. Your cardiologist is the best judge of these factors
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
See a cardiologist: In constrictive pericarditis the fibrous sack that envelops your heart has lost its ability to stretch for some reason and this impacts the ability of ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilya Averbuch
46 years experience Pain Management
Boss is right: For your own peace of mind, ask your family physician or your cardiologist if your cardiomyopathy and pericarditis may affect your ability to perform ... Read More
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
25 years experience Critical Care
It depends: It depend on what are your symptoms ? Do you have chest pain ? Dyspnea ? Fever ? Do you honk are you able to work ? Also , it depends on what kind of ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, : Yes, the two events may be related. Pericarditis is inflammation of the tissue sac around the outside of the heart. Ordinarily, there is a small amoun ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. CalviN Roseth
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Need diagnosis: Obviously we need to determine the underlying cause of the effusion. So we would need a thorough history/physical and review any and all testing to da ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
33 years experience Cardiology
Yes: The pain from pericarditis can vary in intensity and be constant or intermittent.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Inflamation: Inflamation of the membranes of the sac that encloses the heart and part of the major heart vessels. The sac is called the pericardium or sac around t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nisha Surenderanath
17 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Inflammation: Inflammation of lining of heart secondary to multitude of causes.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
41 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Pericarditis is infammation of the tissue surrounding the heart. Pain is one of the primary symptoms occuring in more 90% of cases. The quality and se ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 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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