How are you? What other symptoms are present? If you have history of pericardial effusion, it is best that you have this checked by your doctor for proper evaluation. Pericardial effusion is often related to inflammation of the pericardium that's caused by disease or injury. Aside from cardiac conditions, the present swelling could be attributed to a variety of issues such as musculoskeletal or pulmonary issues as well that needs to be ruled out. Take care and best regards.
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