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Possible Complications of Pericarditis

In this article, we take a look at 2 possible complications of Pericarditis Constrictive Pericarditis Constrictive pericarditis is a severe form of chronic pericarditis in which the inflamed layers of the pericardium stiffen, develop scar tissue, thicken and stick together. The thick, rigid pericardium constricts the heart’s normal movement so that it cannot expand normally […]

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Symptoms of Pericarditis

 What Are The Symptoms Of Pericarditis? The chest pain symptoms associated with pericarditis can be described as: ▪ Sharp and stabbing (caused by the heart rubbing against the pericardium) ▪ The pain may increase with coughing, swallowing, deep breathing or lying flat ▪ Pain can be relieved by sitting up and leaning forward ▪ You […]

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Symptoms of Pericarditis: What To Look For…

Do I have Symptoms of Pericarditis…. Pericarditis is the medical term for inflammation of the pericardial sac surrounding the heart. The cause of Pericarditis is usually unknown, but often due to viral infections in the majority of patients. It can be a complication of other associated diseases or even traumatic injuries to the heart. We […]

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