Acute pericarditis

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What is acute pericarditis?

Pericarditis is an inflammation of the pericardium (an inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart).

Common symptoms reported by people with acute pericarditis

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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for acute pericarditis

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Compare treatments taken by people with acute pericarditis

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Who has acute pericarditis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 20 say acute pericarditis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 9
30s 9
40s 22
50s 18
60s 14
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 20
Female 54

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