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Pericardial Effusion (Definition)
Pericardial effusion is also known as Blood around the heart. An effusion is a fluid collection around the heart. The heart sits in a sac called the pericardium. Fluid can accumulate in this sac for various reasons (infection, inflammatory processes - sle, kidney disease, cancer).
Definition: An effusion is a fluid collection around the heart. The heart sits in a sac called the pericardium. Fluid can accumulate in this sac for various reasons (infection, inflammatory processes - sle, kidney disease, cancer). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Pericardial effusion new diagnosis..Pericardial window done..No temps..Wbc.6..New pacemaker placed 2mth ago..Lead placement ok..Large pericarditis?
Question: Not sure what the question is here - sorry. It sounds like you've been through the wringer though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Dental treatment does not cause excess fluid to collect around the heart. Viruses are the main cause including hiv. Other causes include heart attack, kidney failure, cancer..Please see your md if you have symptoms like shortness of breath, clammy skin, nausea or chest pain. ...Read more
Is pericardial effusion diagonised as tuberculosis contagious through cough or sneezing or by any means?
No: If it is not in the lung than it it is not contagious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No effective treatme: Chronic recurrent pericarditis is difficult to treat. In addition to the non steroidal medicines such as Ibuprofen during the acute exacerbation , Colchicine taken daily is often recommended to reduce the frequency of attacks. ...Read more
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