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viral infection of heart;causes?
My friend has had pyrrorhea for many years,and has now ended up in the hospital with a serious viral infection of the heart.Could this be the cause?


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Yes, the virus associated with pyrrorhea can effect the heart by pericarditis (inflammation of the lining of the heart).  Also, the heart valves can be effected and probably the heart muscle.  
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i am 25 and just got out of the hospital because of viral infection that attacted my heart and caused pericarditis, and weakend the muscle which droped my heart infraction down to 30% after a month of treatment i have made a complete recovery my heart infraction is 66% now and my heart looks good.
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