Strep infection heart

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Avatar n tn i started on antibiotics right away but my pulse was still elevated on Monday when i went to the DR ( had no fever by monday). My question is can an infection like strep cause your heart rate to elevate due to the body working extra hard to help fight off the infection?
Avatar n tn the disease usually comes along a couple of weeks after someone has popped up with a stubborn strep infection like strep throat or scarlet fever (which is almost unheard of these days w. the scarlet fever). The parts of your body that can be effect is your heart, brain, joints of your body mimicking rheumatoid arthritis and believe it or not your skin. It is considered to be an inflamatory disease in other words causing any of these parts of your body or a portion of them to swell up.
Avatar f tn Other ways you can get endocarditis or infection of the heart values are through a blood infection, or if you had a procedure such as a catheter implanted or other device where bacteria can enter the blood stream and then get into the heart. You would know by the high fever. They call this Infective endocarditis. Infective endocarditis (which is really rare) can also come from having a genetic disorder in the heart value and you don't necessarily know it.
Avatar f tn I know a lady that passed away from strep about 20 years ago and I know a person that passed away from sinus infection a few years ago. Also, with the bad cough, you could have bronchitis. See your doctor soon.
Avatar f tn If you have strep you need to take the antibiotics. Untreated strep can lead to kidney and heart problems if things get bad enough.
Avatar n tn I know strep and allergies are definitely two different things, but it could be that if he has an allergy issue, his nasal passages and throat get irritated from that and then an infection occurs - the strep throat. This past winter I, myself, got strep throat twice and pneumonia once - the first bout of strep actually landed me in the hospital for 4 days.
Avatar n tn I personally ended up with PeriCarditis (a very severe and scare inflammation of the lining around the heart) that mimmicked a heart attack and constricted heart flow. This was due to strep spreading and attaching to my heart. Next- Are you dehydrated, and have you been tested for Celiacs desease? Celiacs disease is an odd desease that has a lot of the same things you are talking about when someone is born with, or develops, and allergic reaction to Gluten.
Avatar f tn Could the urinary infection or penicillin affect the test and is ten weeks long enough to test accuratly?I know 12 weeks is the usual time but do you think 10 weeks was good enough.
Avatar f tn Hi, the symptoms described could be due to an infection, most probably streptococcal or a viral infection. Strep sore throat needs to be treated with an antibiotic as strep is a bacteria. Viral sore throat is best treated with rest, warm oral fluids and (OTC) tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for pain.
503418 tn?1231098736 If the condition is strep throat (tonsillitis), that is a specific type of infection caused by the streptococcus bacteria. Strep tonsillitis can cause secondary damage to the heart valves (rheumatic fever) and kidneys (glomerulonephritis).
Avatar n tn I may be completely wrong and just have strep throat or the early stages of pneumonia (some of my friends have both of those, and I've been around them in the last few days), but I figured I would ask on here. I'm not sure what the typical time frame is for symptoms to appear, and I read that gonorrhea of the throat is typically asymptomatic.
Avatar n tn Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle can be caused by a variety of infections and conditions and the most common cause is infection of the heart muscle by a virus. The virus invades the heart muscle to cause local inflammation. After the initial infection subsides, the body's immune system continues to inflict inflammatory damage to the heart muscle. This immune response actually prolongs the myocarditis.
Avatar n tn Hello, My doctor has taken a throat swab the result of which is to come back in 2 days. He has told me he's suspected strep throat and has prescribed 10 days of antibiotics. However, since then, the boil-like red spots on my throat, or rather, palette, have become much nicer and my sore throat has disappeared. I also have no fever (neither did I have at the onset of the "boils"). My question is if 1.
Avatar m tn it's a Strep, not Staph, infection. I know that Amox. is used to treat strep infections... we'll see if it works. I'll get restested in a few weeks.
6387609 tn?1393274731 He Is Allergic To Penicillin :( And Thanks Ladies!
Avatar n tn m not sure that is what would of caused you to miscarry though. Strep b is a bacterial infection that can cause problems if left untreated when you deliver. I haven't heard it to cause any complications during the actual pregnancy but I could be wrong. What they do is when you go to deliever your baby they put antibiotics in your iv 4 hours before you give birth to prevent it going to the baby. As long as you get the antibiotics the chance of it passing is extremely slim.
Avatar n tn thank you for writing. i've thought of all of that. nothing new...we use the same soap, toothpaste & eat the same things as we do everyday. i've taken him to the dr. & she is saying that this could be a form of strep throat.... which can also cause infection on the skin. we're waiting for his 2nd diagnosis to come back in. if not strep, she's saying maybe kawasaki disease!! that sounds crazy, but it also an infection on the skin.
Avatar f tn Sorry, somehow I was thinking that your daughter was a teenager. If she is an adult, of course you should not be checking with her doctor about anything, she should.
Avatar f tn I'm 36weeks n I went to my doctors appt this week. He listened to my baby heart beat n checked to see if I had dailated.
Avatar m tn The antibodies somehow mistake the ganglia for the strep infection. If you think your child has strep or has been exposed.... get a Titer count test. This is how the Drs. tell if your child has strep and it shows the level of strep-antibodies in your child's system. Also, peanut butter may set off the OCD or exacerbate the effect of the strep reaction. Good luck finding a Dr. who believes in PANDAs but most Drs. worth anything have at least heard/read about it.
506259 tn?1228788619 , blood counts. but not strep antibodies, which I have read is prevelant for the PANDAS, and you can have strep without the sore throat. The only reason I checked on strep antibodies, is while alot of blood work was being done on me too, the lab tech suggested it. My husband also got very sick too, with the fever. The congestion was the most mind boggleing because we all were so very dizzy, all but my 11 year old. But my son and I continue to seem to have lingering issues.