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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can someone please answer how common is myocarditis and how do u no the difference between flu and myocarditis ?

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Flu and myocarditis: Classical flu is fever, URI symptoms, body aches. Flu can lead to myocarditis. Myocarditis can be caused by many different agents including the flu. Hope that helps.
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