Myocarditis

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What is Myocarditis?

Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle that is usually caused by viral, bacterial, or fungal infections that reach the heart. In addition to treating heart related symptoms, treatment is also focused on the underlying cause of the inflammation.

What is it like to have Myocarditis?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Myocarditis and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Myocarditis patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Myocarditis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 9
30s 9
40s 8
50s 11
60s 2
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

57% Females
43% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Myocarditis patients who have completed their condition history
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