What is Carditis?

Carditis is the inflammation of the heart or its surroundings.

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My 27 year old daughter, who was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2012, underwent oral antibiotic treatment for Lyme in 2013. When that was...

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Brief Answer:
It is because of Lyme disease only

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This is Dr Sameer, cardiologist.
I wish a good health for your daughter.

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Hi Iā€™m wondering when sustained elevated heart rate becomes urgent or emergent. My heart rate is normally 60-70 beats per minute, and some days I...

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Brief Answer:
emergency is unpredictable.

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Welcome to the HCM.
Since frequent and prolonged PVCs may increase the risk of...

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We lived in Kenya for 2yrs and while there in ā€œ06ā€ my son XXXXXXX who was 6 at the time got rheumatic fever. The dentist requires that he takes...

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Rheumatic fever is an autoimmune disease( body reacts against itself) that occurs in persons with a history of throat or skin infection with the...

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