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Bridgewater, NJ
A 57-year-old female asked:

How long could it take for winded sensation from drained pericardial effusion/ pericarditis to resolve. idiopathic taking colchine and indocine.

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Unpredictable: May be pulmonary and pleural components as well. To be more specific ask your doc. Periodic echo and x-ray return to normal will guide the therapy and response. A month or two is likely.
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Last updated Jun 4, 2013


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