Rheumatic heart disease

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Rheumatic heart disease

Rheumatic heart disease

Not all people who have rheumatic fever develop rheumatic heart disease. However, the best way to prevent rheumatic heart disease is to seek appropriate treatment for rheumatic fever. Cardiologists at American Hospital Dubai provide preventive treatment options to treat rheumatic fever and advanced solutions including minimally invasive surgeries for rheumatic heart disease if it develops.

Rheumatic heart disease involves permanent damage to heart valves and develops as a result of rheumatic fever when it isn’t diagnosed early and treated appropriately. Rheumatic fever occurs by strep infections that cause shortness of breath, chest discomfort, weakness, swollen and painful joints, lumps under the skin, lattice-like rashes on the skin, uncontrolled movements of limbs and neuromuscular movements, stomach pain, and weight loss. Symptoms typically appear 1 to 6 weeks after a bout of strep throat, and they may be too mild to be recognized at times.....
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