Infective endocarditis: Introduction
Infective endocarditis: The infection and inflammation of the inner heart layers, especially the valves. The infection is usually bacterial. The condition carries a high risk of death.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Infective endocarditis is available below.
Symptoms of Infective endocarditis
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symptoms of Infective endocarditis
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Infective endocarditis:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Infective endocarditis?
Infective endocarditis: Deaths
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Infective endocarditis: Complications
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Causes of Infective endocarditis
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Less Common Symptoms of Infective endocarditis
- Painful red nodes on finger pads
- Painful red nodes on toe pads
- Roth's spots
- Purplish macules on palms
- Purplish macules on soles
- more symptoms...»
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Infective endocarditis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Infective endocarditis
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder....read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas there...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff"...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some...read more »
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Infective endocarditis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Infective endocarditis
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Infective endocarditis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Infective endocarditis
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Infective endocarditis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Infective endocarditis
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