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What are the symptoms of endocarditis?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Many
Fever, weakness, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, weight loss.
Signs include anemia, new or changing heart murmur, peripheral emboli and hematuria. Diagnosis is made by blood culture and/or demonstration of valvular vegetations on echocardiography.

In brief: Many
Fever, weakness, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, weight loss.
Signs include anemia, new or changing heart murmur, peripheral emboli and hematuria. Diagnosis is made by blood culture and/or demonstration of valvular vegetations on echocardiography.
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David Bracho
General Practice
In brief: Fever, rash, others
Endocarditis (infectious) is when the heart and heart valves become colonized by bacteria.
The most common symptoms are fever, rash, small hemorrhages under the finger nails, and tender left flank from spleen enlargement. Along with these and most diagnostic are the presence of abnormal heart signs or murmurs.

In brief: Fever, rash, others
Endocarditis (infectious) is when the heart and heart valves become colonized by bacteria.
The most common symptoms are fever, rash, small hemorrhages under the finger nails, and tender left flank from spleen enlargement. Along with these and most diagnostic are the presence of abnormal heart signs or murmurs.
David Bracho
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