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If I had endocarditis previously, am I more susceptible to getting it again?
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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Recurrence rates are quoted as high as a 20% chance of having a second episode of endocarditis.

In brief: Yes
Recurrence rates are quoted as high as a 20% chance of having a second episode of endocarditis.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Yes
Damaged heart valves are susceptible to recurrent infection.
Be sure to let your dentist know, and take precautions reccomended by your doctor to prevent recurrence.

In brief: Yes
Damaged heart valves are susceptible to recurrent infection.
Be sure to let your dentist know, and take precautions reccomended by your doctor to prevent recurrence.
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
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