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Heart is pumping only 10. What does it mean ?

What happens if the doctor says your heart is only pumping 10 and you have fluid around your heart What are the treatment options and can you still live a normal life if your heart is only pumping 10 I am asking for a friend who is a 36 year old African American male.
Tue, 27 Dec 2011
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dear please consult a cardiologist and get treated for this.It indicates that you have a heart problem and fluid around heart known as peri cardial effusion.there could be various reasons for this.Untreated can be fatal.bye and take care.
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