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Symptoms of Pericarditis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   i have a mild percarditis, I am flying to mexico on friday.. is it safe to fly??
User :   hello is there anyone here
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   may i know ur age ?
User :   I am 48
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have any symptoms as of now ?
User :   I havent' had any symptoms.. it was found when a ultraound tech did my abdominal ultrasound
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in that case, u can travel
Doctor :   there is no contraindication as this is a incidental finding
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   Yes, it just so happen the tech that did my ultrasound happen to notice it..
User :   So, what kind of symptoms would I have??
User :   and if I did have symptons would it prevent me from flying.. I just don't want to get sick in Mexico
Doctor :   breathlessness, palpitations, fatigue, mild chest pain on breathing , etc are the symptoms if yoiu have serious pericarditis
Doctor :   no not at all
Doctor :   you will be fine
User :   whew. thank you.. my first time ever going on a trip south..
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   i hope you enjoy ur trip well
User :   thank you.. :)
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
User :   k. well have yourself a great night.. and thanks again
Doctor :   bye for now
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