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is petechiae a symptom of endocarditis

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Endocarditis: If the infective endocarditis is being effectively treated the petechiae will eventually resolve spontaneously.

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Many of the: Peripheral manifestations of endocarditis are do to antigen-antibody complex deposition including these, . They develop in so-called subacute bacteri ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Izaguirre Gutiérrez
Specializes in Medicina Interna
It depends on where: It depends, swelling of your legs maybe could be a clinical manifestation of heart failure due to endocarditis, but swelling of your eyelids or arms m ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Possible. : Endocarditis is an infection and that can cause appetite changes. The infection is of valves and this can cause valvular dysfunction and heart failure ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Endocarditis: A prolonged fever with your symptoms of breathlessness and mitral valve prolaps certainly speak in favor of endocarditis. You should seek immediate he ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Headache : Ha is not an endocarditis early symptom.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Endocarditis: Fever occurs in >95% of patients with infective endocarditis. Not sure why you are speculating about having this disease, but red palms are in no ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Endocarditis: One of the most common symptoms is a low grade fever that may last for weeks. The presentation is very variable, but you could also have shortness of ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesus Rafael Moreno Piña
Specializes in General Practice
Nonspecific symptoms: The nonspecific symptoms like feeling weak, could be caused by any disease, do you have predisposing factors to make you think in endocarditis? In pat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Petechiae: A medicine, such as Aspirin or blood thinners (anticoagulants). Infection that causes the buildup of toxin in the blood or tissues (sepsis).A bleeding ... Read More

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