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How is myocarditis affect the heart?

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In brief: Causes heart failure

Causes heart failure.

In brief: Causes heart failure

Causes heart failure.
Dr. Walid Abuhammour
Dr. Walid Abuhammour
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Myocarditis

Myocarditis results in inflammatory changes in the heart and interference with the mechanical functions and sometimes electrical functions of the heart.

In brief: Myocarditis

Myocarditis results in inflammatory changes in the heart and interference with the mechanical functions and sometimes electrical functions of the heart.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Breathing andor pain

It can present as chest pain that is worse with a deep breath especially when lying down ("myo-pericarditis") or it can present with shortness of breath with exertion or when lying down.
The ankles sometimes swell. It is sometimes part of a viral illness with upset stomach, nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea and fever.

In brief: Breathing andor pain

It can present as chest pain that is worse with a deep breath especially when lying down ("myo-pericarditis") or it can present with shortness of breath with exertion or when lying down.
The ankles sometimes swell. It is sometimes part of a viral illness with upset stomach, nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea and fever.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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