What are the symptoms of viral myocarditis?

None, some, many. Depending on the severity of the illness, you may not have any noticeable symptoms if very mild. Some may have chest pain, fever/sweat, chills, and shortness of breath. In severe cases, in addition to above, you may get palpitations, passing out, cardiogenic-shock (heart failure to pump) and death. If you have any concerns/symptoms above, consult doc asap. Good luck.
Heart failure. Shortness of breath, chest pain, shortness of breath on usual or less than usual exertion, sitting up to breath better, waking up short of breath or gasping for air, swelling in the legs and abdomen, skipped or racing beats of the heart.

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What is the typical course with viral myocarditis?

No typical course. There is no typical course. Depends on the etiology (the causative agent), the initial presentation, the age of onset (kids are more likely to respond to immunoglobulin), the response to therapy, viral load etc. Some patients fully recover, some progress to heart failure with need for transplantation. Read more...

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...
It varies. Some patients will have normal heart function return within a few weeks. Some have persistently decreased function. Lastly, some patients continue to deteriorate and may require consideration for heart transplantation. Read more...

I need to know what is your experience with viral myocarditis?

1/3-1/3-1/3. This is an oversimplification, but some have described myocarditis outcomes as 1/3 have a complete recovery, 1/3 have evidence of long-term heart injury, but survive, and 1/3 die or require heart transplantation for survival. Heart failure medicines or even circulatory support may positively affect outcomes. There are patient differences that affect outcomes and each virus has a different effect. Read more...