What is myocarditis, the condition studied in two adolescents after covid vaccination | Daily Change

What is myocarditis the condition studied in two adolescents after

The Ministry of Public Health (MSP) released a study on “Events allegedly attributed to severe vaccination or immunization (Esavi).” The cases that are being investigated correspond to those of two adolescents who had myocarditis after being vaccinated. According to the MSP, one has already been discharged and the other is in recovery with good progress. In any case, the concern of people arises in knowing what myocarditis is about and what warning signs it presents to take into account in case of having an adolescent child.
SAFE VACCINATION
The agency indicated in social networks that myocarditis has been seen more frequently in male patients, under 30 years of age, after the second dose of Pfizer, generally in the first seven days after vaccination. Myocarditis in adolescents is described worldwide, mainly in males, under 20 years of age, approximately seven days after the second dose. In any case, specialists maintain that vaccination is safe and that cases constitute 0.0002% of the population that has been vaccinated.
WHAT IS MYOCARDITIS?
It is a condition that causes inflammation of the heart muscle. This inflammation can affect both this muscle as well as the heart’s electrical system. What does this mean? That reduces the ability of the heart to pump and produce rapid heart rhythms, that is, arrhythmia.
SYMPTOMS OF MYOCARDITIS
The symptoms of this inflammation are chest pain, fatigue, shortness of breath, arrhythmia, fluid retention in the legs and ankles. It can also cause a headache, body pain, fever, diarrhea or a sore throat.
TREATMENT OF MYOCARDITIS
This condition can be treated through antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce swelling, also through intravenous immune globulin, diuretics to remove excess water, a low-salt diet, and rest.