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If my child has had rheumatic fever, must I restrict their activities for a year?

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In brief: Most do not have to.

After the acute stages of the illness, most children do not have to restrict activities.
Check with your pediatrician/pediatric cardiologist since cases can vary with other underlying conditions/issues.

In brief: Most do not have to.

After the acute stages of the illness, most children do not have to restrict activities.
Check with your pediatrician/pediatric cardiologist since cases can vary with other underlying conditions/issues.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. Nela Cordero
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In brief: RHEUMATIC FEVER

Activities need not be restricted but he needs prophylactic antibiotic prior to dental workup and during sickness.

In brief: RHEUMATIC FEVER

Activities need not be restricted but he needs prophylactic antibiotic prior to dental workup and during sickness.
Dr. Nela Cordero
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