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If you experience shortness of breath and fatigue with a low-grade fever and dry cough, call your WellStar physician. If you experience severe chest pain – a common symptom of pericardial effusion but also of a heart attack – go to the emergency room immediately.

Pericardial Effusion Disease Diagnosis

If screening tests are abnormal your WellStar physician will perform further evaluations regarding pericardial effusion.

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