What Is Fluid around the Heart?

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Water around the heart is a condition known as pericardial effusion or pericarditis. Although most people generally have a bit of fluid around the heart, the condition is a build-up of that fluid. This can be life threatening and can cause abnormalities in heart functions.
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Fluid around the heart is when there is fluid from the body that the heart is unable to pump off. If a person has fluid around the heart and you are unable to get rid of it the heart
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