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Are three any long term effects related to septic arthritis caused by streptococcus bacteria?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Can be

There can be long-term effects depending on whether there is damage in the joint.
The faster the infection removed the better off we are. If the bacteria spreads to orher areas in the body there can be other areas of damage in the body.

In brief: Can be

There can be long-term effects depending on whether there is damage in the joint.
The faster the infection removed the better off we are. If the bacteria spreads to orher areas in the body there can be other areas of damage in the body.
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