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How does someone get lymphocytic myocarditis?

How does someone  get lymphocytic myocarditis?

Viral myocarditis: No such thing. Sounds more like viral myocarditis when lymphocytes invade the heart muscle. Can be the result of a respiratory infection. ...Read more

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How do you get lymphocytic myocarditis is it an infection?

How do you get lymphocytic myocarditis is it an infection?

Complicates "cold": Many cases of lymphocytic myocarditis are probably caused by the coxsackie virus, which produces mild viral illnesses most of the time. Some people, for unknown reasons, have it travel to the heart, or it may excite an immune response. South of the border, lymphocytic myocarditis is often chagas' trypanosomiasis. ...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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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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Would it be obvious if I had myocarditis ?

YES: I had myocarditis as a young woman and was critically ill, but I definitely knew it. I was in congestive heart failue, with shortness of breath and swelling to triple the size on my ankles. ...Read more

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High aniexty scared I have myocarditis?

High aniexty scared I have myocarditis?

Myocarditis: Myocarditis is rare and the only way to be sure is to see a doc and be checked out. Most people with myocarditis are significantly symptomatic and if what you feel is mostly anxious that makes anxiety disorder more likely than myocardial disease. ...Read more

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What is myocarditis?

Myocarditis: Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of the myocardium. The myocardium is the middle layer of the heart wall. Myocarditis can range from mild to very severe. The american journal of cardiovascular pathology goes further and describes it as "an inflammatory infiltrate of the myocardium with necrosis and/or degeneration of adjacent myocytes.". ...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 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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How does myocarditis effect the body?

How does myocarditis effect the body?

Can be significant: Myocarditis can be associated with heart failure and therefore can have serious detrimental effects on the body. ...Read more

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