The treatment goal is to relieve symptoms of heart failure and there is no effective proven treatment for myocarditis. Usually medications for heart failure are recommended. Patients are usually advised to have bed rest during the period of infection. Occasionally, the heart function of patients with viral myocarditis may recover after a few months. Although the prognosis of patients who develop heart failure after viral myocarditis is poor, not all patients with viral myocarditis will develop a weakened heart.
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