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"Infective endocarditis"




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    is particularly problematic for those with weakened immune systems like kids, pregnant women, and older adults. The illness can cause fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. If the infection getsRead more
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    of diseases and conditions, some of which include endocarditis (infection of the inner lining of the heart), cardiovascular disease, pregnancy and birth complications, diabetes, osteoporosis and evenRead more
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    low that the person's heart could fail. It has also been reported that intravenous heroin users are 300 times more likely to die from an infection on the surface of the heart, or infectious endocarditis.Read more

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Infective endocarditis

Disease

Infective endocarditis is a form of endocarditis, inflammation of the endocardium, the inner tissue of the heart (such as its valves) caused by infectious agents (pathogens). The agents are usually bacterial, but other organisms can also be responsible.The valves of the heart do not receive any dedicated blood supply. As a result, defensive immune system mechanisms (such as white blood cells)...More