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What diseases do non-pyogenic streptococci cause?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Usually no pathogeni
Non-pyogenic streptococci represent a diverse group of streptococci that are normal inhabitants of the mouth, throat and occasionally the gastrointestinal tract.
 'silent bacteraemia' can occur especially in individuals with poor dental hygiene or gum disease. This can result in endocarditis amongst vulnerable individuals, especially those with underlying conditions such cancers, diabetes, heart

In brief: Usually no pathogeni
Non-pyogenic streptococci represent a diverse group of streptococci that are normal inhabitants of the mouth, throat and occasionally the gastrointestinal tract.
 'silent bacteraemia' can occur especially in individuals with poor dental hygiene or gum disease. This can result in endocarditis amongst vulnerable individuals, especially those with underlying conditions such cancers, diabetes, heart
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
In brief: Endocarditis.
The non pyogenic organisms are common in the mouths of those with poor dental hygiene.
They can invade the bloodstream and land on heart valves causing endocarditis - an infection of the heart valves. This can be very serious so don't forget to floss and brush.

In brief: Endocarditis.
The non pyogenic organisms are common in the mouths of those with poor dental hygiene.
They can invade the bloodstream and land on heart valves causing endocarditis - an infection of the heart valves. This can be very serious so don't forget to floss and brush.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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