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How is endocarditis treated?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics are the mainstay of therapy.
Depending on the specifics, surgery may also be necessary (valve replacement).

In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics are the mainstay of therapy.
Depending on the specifics, surgery may also be necessary (valve replacement).
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Antibiotics

Bacterial endocarditis is usually caused by streptococcus which usually respond to penicillin type antibiotics which are administered intravenously at first.

In brief: Antibiotics

Bacterial endocarditis is usually caused by streptococcus which usually respond to penicillin type antibiotics which are administered intravenously at first.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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