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Can I die from myocarditis if I ignore it?

Can I die from myocarditis if I ignore it?

Possibly: Depends upon the cause of myocarditis and the severity of disease. ...Read more

Dr. Vipin Khetarpal
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Can you die from myocarditis?

Can you die from myocarditis?

Myocarditis: Yes. Death can occur if myocarditis results in heart failure from failure of pumping or cardiac arrythmias. ...Read more

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Why do some people die from myocarditis?

Hard to say: Every disease acts differntly in everyone else. Treatments sometime fail. You are scaring yourself silly worrying about this & worry makes you sick even if you don't have myocarditis. Posting & researching it all day is hurting you! Go for a walk, make some Xmas presents, go kiss someone you love, go see a funny movie. Dance! Happiness helps fight disease and improves health, mental & physical. ...Read more

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Can u die from myocarditis without knowing anything wrong ?

Unfortunately, yes: Acute myocarditis usually results from viral infection of the heart muscle, and causes weakness and difficulty breathing. It often follows other flu-like symptoms by several weeks. An infrequent complication is sudden death due to heart rhythm disturbances. In most victims, the arrhythmias occur after the diagnosis is known, but occasionally death may occur as an early complication. ...Read more

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Can a normal healthy person with no other problems die from myocarditis ?

Myocarditis: A person who has myocarditis is no longer healthy. If a well person becomes ill with an aggressive form of myocarditis, that person is certainly at risk of death. ...Read more

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Why do people die suddenly from myocarditis without knowing something wrong?

Myocarditis: An abnormal heartbeat sometimes occurs without warning in myocarditis. Some abnormal rhythms like ventricular fibrillation can cause sudden death. ...Read more

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General question how can you tell the difference between a cold and myocarditis people die after suffering 'cold symptoms' can you explain? please

Myocarditis: people often die after no symptoms, they can die with cold symptoms and other things. You have a fixation on myocarditis and need help handling this. Please seek professional psychology help to help you handle this problem. ...Read more

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Keep reading about people suddenly dying of myocarditis without knowing anything was wrong it scares the life out me how common is it for sudden death to occur?

Very rare: When the news hits the paper, it must be a rare event. If one worries over so many potential causes for death, one would not be able to live a full life. If you are healthy otherwise, don't worry. Worrying too much can cause illness by itself. ...Read more

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Does sudden death from myocarditis literally mean your fine one minute then dead the next?

With acute: Myocarditis, which is an inflammatory condition of the heart muscle, one is not "fine" but is symptomatic from pain, possibly fever, shortness of breath prior to a lethal deterioration. You may be referring to something different, ...Read more

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