A member asked:

Is it really rheumatic heart disease when one coughs kinda red kinda pink blood after a chest congestion and fast heartbeat?? is rheumatic heart disease curable?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

The symptoms cited are not specific to that diagnosis. A pattern of symptoms backed up by testing is required to confirm this label.. The disease is both treatable & curable. It true there can be long term effects that require long term treatment.

Answered Oct 19, 2020



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