pericarditis

pericarditis

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  • How does one prevent Pericarditis?

    How does one prevent Pericarditis?

    Pericarditis can be the result of so many different illnesses, there are no routine guidelines to prevent the condition.

  • What are the symptoms of Pericarditis?

    What are the symptoms of Pericarditis?

    The characteristic symptoms of pericarditis are fever and chest pain but there are many other signs that may appear.

  • What is the treatment for Pericarditis?

    What is the treatment for Pericarditis?

    The treatment of acute pericarditis depends on the cause. You will be told to rest in bed and to take aspirin or an anti-inflammatory drug, such as indomethacin (Indocin) for pain.

  • What is Pericarditis?

    What is Pericarditis?

    Pericarditis is an inflammation of the pericardium, the saclike membrane around the heart.

  • What is the diagnosis of Pericarditis?

    What is the diagnosis of Pericarditis?

    Your doctor will review your medical history, especially any history of recent viral infection, heart attack, chest trauma, chest surgery, tuberculosis, kidney disease, rheumatic disease or collagen vascular disorder.

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