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Can Rheumatic Fever cause SVT and PVC episodes a few years later? If so, how/why? Have rhythm issues may have had RF? Repeat Strep throat as a teacher

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Dr. Alan Heldman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Rheumatic heart

Rheumatic heart disease occurs as a delayed complication in some cases of strep throat.
Typically it involves heart valve scarring and damage; arrhythmias are also possible. There are a number of things a cardiologist would want to know and investigate in your case, and these little text boxes are too small. For specific guidance about your case and your test results, consider a 2d opinion Consult

In brief: Rheumatic heart

Rheumatic heart disease occurs as a delayed complication in some cases of strep throat.
Typically it involves heart valve scarring and damage; arrhythmias are also possible. There are a number of things a cardiologist would want to know and investigate in your case, and these little text boxes are too small. For specific guidance about your case and your test results, consider a 2d opinion Consult
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