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How long does it take to recover from myocarditis?

How long does it take to recover from myocarditis?

Variable: Severe myocarditis either improves quickly or results in death. Other forms linger for months and eventually resolve. Chronic forms stabilize but never resolve. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from acute myocarditis?

Myocarditis: Recovery from myocarditis varies. Some mild forms can fully recover quickly. In some cases acute myocarditis progresses to a chronic form of heart failure. In rare instances acute myocarditis is fulminant, requiring significant medical and/or mechanical support and possibly a heart transplant. ...Read more

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How long does it take someone to recover from myocarditis?

How long does it take someone to recover from myocarditis?

Depends on cause: And on severity. If the damage is extreme, it may necessitate cardiac transplantation, but many if not most cases resolve rapidly with nearly complete recovery. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long is it take to recover from viral myocarditis?

Variable: Severe myocarditis either improves quickly or results in death. Other forms linger for months and eventually resolve. Chronic forms stabilize but never resolve. ...Read more

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If teens get lymphocytic myocarditis, how long it takes to worsen to heart failure?

Variable course: Lymphocytic myocarditis can take various courses and does not necessarily progress to heart failure. On the other hand it can be very aggressive. I am unaware of a good way to predict the course in an individual patient. ...Read more

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If teens get lymphocytic myocarditis, how long it takes to worsen to heart failure ?

Every person unique: I urge you to contact your cardiologist. They are the only doctors in a position to evaluate you child and determine how quickly the condition is changing, if at all. ...Read more

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I have viral myocarditis since three weeks. At my last check-up I had sinus tachycardia and ejection fraction of 26%. I'm on three different meds but I'm not getting better. What is the probability for full recovery? How long does it usually take?

I have viral myocarditis since three weeks. At my last check-up I had sinus tachycardia and ejection fraction of 26%. I'm on three different meds but I'm not getting better. What is the probability for full recovery? How long does it usually take?

Silly patient: The best answer for your question is provided by the treating physicians, who have the benefit of your history, exam and an understanding of the tests you have had to date.While it is understandable you want answers. we have no crystal ball with great incite based on your present ejection fraction. This is a serious illness,pay attention to your docs advise and you might do well. ...Read more

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What steps can one take to reduce the recurrence risk of viral myocarditis?

Not much: Viral infections are very difficult to avoid, and there is no vaccine for the viruses most commonly involved in producing myocardial inflammation. ...Read more