New rsv prophylaxis guidelines

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Avatar m tn Now according to revised guidelines by the american heart association for prevention of infective endocarditis, the antibiotic prophylaxis is not routinely recommended for all dental procedures. For patients with underlying cardiac conditions, prophylaxis is reasonable for all dental procedures that involve manipulation of gingival tissue or the periapical region of teeth or perforation of the oral mucosa. So, if the procedure involves the above manipulations, you may need prophylaxis.
Avatar f tn recommendationId=257 For infective endocarditis prophylaxis, current guidelines support premedication for only a relatively small subset of patients: history of prosthetic heart valve or past valve repair with prosthetic materials; prior infective endocarditis; unrepaired cyanotic congenital heart disease, including palliative shunts and conduits; repaired congenital heart defect with residual shunts or valvular regurgitation at the site of or adjacent to the site of a prosthetic patch or a pro
Avatar m tn Wife of 15+ years and I each have occasional oral lesions and never genial, engaged in mutual oral then next day I noticed an oral lesion. 1. Risk of her developing genital rsv 1 lesions? 2. She started acyclovir 800 mg 5 X daily about 20 after exposure, is this likely to help her avoid infection?
503418 tn?1231098736 Since 1955, the AHA has made recommendations for prevention of infective endocarditis with antimicrobial prophylaxis before specific dental, gastrointestinal (GI), and genitourinary (GU) procedures in patients at risk for its development. However, many authorities and societies, as well as the conclusions of published studies, have questioned the efficacy of antimicrobial prophylaxis in most situations.
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Avatar f tn My son had rsv and the hospital kept him and thankfully we were released in a few hours because his breathing was better.its scary to do that at home, honestly they should of kept him he's only an infant ! Please contact a doctor I honestly don't think he should be home my son was two months old when he had it, and my husband ask if we can go home with him and they told us some pretty scary stuff .
Avatar n tn Aortic valve insufficiency ceased to be a higher risk defect after the new guidelines, unless you have had endocarditis before. Therefore, many cardiologists have stopped using endocarditis prophylaxis for dental procedures for aortic insufficiency, although there has also been a fair bit of individual variation with this based on the cardiologist’s knowledge of the patient’s specific situation.
Avatar m tn ENTA) announced that it has expanded its research and development programs within the company’s core focus areas of virology and liver disease to include new programs to treat hepatitis B virus (HBV) and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections. Enanta also announced that the first subject was dosed in a phase 1 clinical study with EDP-494, its cyclophilin inhibitor for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Avatar f tn per the latest American Heart Association guidelines, antibiotic prophylaxis for endocarditis (a severe infection of the heart) is no longer recommended for MR, nor is it recommended for gastrointestinal procedures.
Avatar n tn The issue of antibiotic prophylaxis for dental procedures for people with valvular heart disease is controversial. Your dentist is correct in that indiscriminate use of antibiotics can cause side effects and can induce resistance in common infectious organisms. On the other hand, endocarditis can be a serious disease that should be prevented if at all possible.
238668 tn?1232732330 - The recommendations in this article reflect analyses of relevant literature regarding procedure-related endocarditis, in vitro susceptibility data of pathogens causing endocarditis, results of prophylactic studies in animal models of endocarditis, and retrospective analyses of human endocarditis cases in terms of antibiotic prophylaxis usage patterns and apparent prophylaxis failures.
Avatar m tn In particular, patients with simple, unoperated bicuspid aortic valve do not require special antibiotic prophylaxis for procedures under these new American guidelines. This has been considered quite controversial in both the USA and in other Western countries. There are some physicians who feel that the risk of not treating with antibiotics is a risk they are unwilling to take. I am not sure what the physicians in India feel about these recommendations.
Avatar f tn The new treatment guidelines from AASLD can be found on their site. The link is www.aasld.org.
Avatar f tn is there anyone who can tell us more about the new ATA guidelines ? according to their research, they are saying the standard treatment for hypo thyroid should be synthroid drugs, that they found none of the others work... well I was on synthroid for two years, it was not converting to t3... I felt horrible... then I asked my Dr. to put me on armour, and WOW it was like somebody turned on a light switch.. my thyroid panel levels all normal, feel like a million bucks....
Avatar m tn I am concerned about my risk since I do not know this person. Also would you recommend post exposure prophylaxis for an exposure such as this? I am married and extremely concerned about the potential of contracting HIV and spreading it to my wife. Thanks again for your advice.
Avatar n tn The issue of antibiotic prophylaxis for dental procedures for people with valvular heart disease is controversial. Your dentist is correct in that indiscriminate use of antibiotics can cause side effects and can induce resistance in common infectious organisms. On the other hand, endocarditis can be a serious disease that should be prevented if at all possible.
Avatar f tn One of my friends new born baby was diagnosed with rsv she is only a month old she is still in the hospital. And last night her 2 year old got bit by a dog. She was rushed to the er . She has to save surgery this morning if you can please say a prayer for this family.
Avatar n tn In one study, 50 women with thrombophilia (including 20 factor V Leiden heterozygotes) and recurrent pregnancy loss were treated with enoxaparin throughout 61 subsequent pregnancies. The live birth rate was 75% with enoxaparin prophylaxis, compared to 20% in prior untreated pregnancies [Brenner et al 2000].
Avatar f tn The Joint WHO/ILO guidelines on post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV infection recommends HIV testing at baseline, immediately after completing PEP (i.e. 4 to 6 weeks post exposure) and again ‘3 – 6 months post exposure’.
Avatar m tn Can RSV cause cardiac arrest in a child with passed myocarditis and would he qualify to recieve rsv shot to prevent him from getting it.
Avatar f tn If a person does not have RSV can they cause an infant to get RSV just by having a common cold