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How serious is a bacterial endocarditis after dental work?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
4 doctors agree
In brief: Very
Infective endocarditis is always a very serious illness.
It requires lengthy treatment with one or more antibiotics, may require surgery, and complications are numerous. A good infectious diseases expert can manage these, minimizing morbidity and mortality.

In brief: Very
Infective endocarditis is always a very serious illness.
It requires lengthy treatment with one or more antibiotics, may require surgery, and complications are numerous. A good infectious diseases expert can manage these, minimizing morbidity and mortality.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Very
Take your antibiotics before certain dental procedures to help prevent sbe.

In brief: Very
Take your antibiotics before certain dental procedures to help prevent sbe.
Dr. Anthony Silvestro
Dr. Anthony Silvestro
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Bacterial endocardit
Bacterial endocarditis is extremely serious no matter the context.
Or are you referring to bacterial endocarditis prophylaxis prior to dental procedures?

In brief: Bacterial endocardit
Bacterial endocarditis is extremely serious no matter the context.
Or are you referring to bacterial endocarditis prophylaxis prior to dental procedures?
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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