A 30-year-old female asked:
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how long does it take viral pericarditis w/ pericardial effusion to go away. i'm taking .6 mg colchicine 1 daily and 200 mg ibuprofen 3x day?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pericarditis: There is no firm time frame for resolution of this diagnosis. Most however will be significantly improved by a four to six week period. Some cases take longer and recurrence is not rare.
Answered on Jun 20, 2016
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