Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
185 Doctors are Online

Symptoms of Pericarditis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 681 Questions
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
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor