Bacterial endocarditis

What is Bacterial endocarditis?

Endocarditis caused by the direct invasion of bacteria and leading to deformity and destruction of the valve leaflets. Two types are acute bacterial endocarditis and subacute bacterial endocarditis.

Questions and answers on "Bacterial endocarditis"

I am 42 y/o 163# 5'9 I dont know my chol. numbers but I do eat mostly healthy. I had aortic valve replacement surgery in Jan of 07 due to bacterial...

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Hi welcome to HCM.
This BP value can be considered a bit higher in your case considering the aortic valve replacement.This can be exercise...

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i have had a problem with my penis the head of it has been cold to the touch

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Hi,
Thanks for the query.

I would like to know some more details regarding your problem.

1)What is your age.
2)Since how long have you noticed this...

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My husband had bacterial endocarditis on the aortic valve. It was diagnosed too late for anything to be done to save his life. He had many other...

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Thanks for asking in Healthcaremagic forum

In short: The bacteria doesnot come from somewhere , it is the bacteria which lies within our body which...

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Still running a low grade fever , etc. Someone recently told me that because my mother had sub acute bacterial endocarditis (about 30 years ago)...

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My husband had bacterial endocarditis on the aortic valve. It was diagnosed too late for anything to be done to save his life. He had many other...

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I am 42 y/o 163# 5'9 I dont know my chol. numbers but I do eat mostly healthy. I had aortic valve replacement surgery in Jan of 07 due to bacterial...

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sir my daughter is having hole in the heart 3.4mm in size.she is 4 yrs old i want to know whether hole will be closed by itsself or no? And also i...