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Can A Tooth Infection Cause A Heart Murmur
I have many abscess teeth for about 15 years this has cause a heart murmur been on antibiotics for 6 years i don't want to die but no one will help ?
Help yourself: You must take better care of yourself. Help must begin with your own willingness to care, seek proper medical treatment and follow advice and instructions. A teaching hospital with a dental department should be able to provide you with excellent medical and dental care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Diagnosed with sinus infection at urgent care. Dr said i have a benign heart murmur. How can he tell it is benign?
My son has a heart murmur. Is it safe for him to take aziythromycin for an ear infection? He refuses to take his amoxicillin (spits it out).
My son is 14 and needs teeth cleaning. I was also told thathe has a heart murmur. Are antibiotics needed?
No.: According to the latest guideline from both american heart association and american dental association, any heart murmur alone does not need premedication prior to dental work. Even mitral valve relapse with regurgitation won't need antibiotic prophylaxis now. Study showed that unnecessary antibiotics before dental work gives you more risk than benefits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Heart murmurs are caused mostly by diseases of the valves of the heart, but can also be caused by congenital heart disease with septal defects, or abnormal connections between the aorta and pulmonary artery. They can also be totally benign conditions due to vigorous blood flow through the heart, usually in kids and athletes. Those murmurs are known as pulmonary flow murmurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During or after?: Theoretically it could make murmur worse during if hypertension results but in general...No. ...Read more
No: A rbbb is a pattern seen in the ECG where the electrical impulse is delay or interrupted as it spread along the heart. Prevalence increase with age. At 80 y/o close to 10% people can have it. Somewhat benign but an evaluation need to be done to r/o heart and lung conditions. Conditions like copd, cad, myocarditis, valvular heart disease, and other structural heart conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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