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Am I more likely to get a viral mycoarditis if I already got one in the past compared to other people who didn't?
Unclear: I haven't seen any good data one way or the other. There could be a protective effect - your body has made antibodies to the virus, so you wouldn't have heart involvement if you were exposed again. But we do worry about dilated cardiomyopathy as a complication of viral myocarditis. Bottom line is if you're doing better now, that's great - just be vigilant for symptoms in the future. ...Read more