Rheumatic Fever Symptoms Diagnosis - Rheumatic Fever Residual Effects

Rheumatic Fever & Symptoms Diagnosis        Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that may develop after you have suffered an infection with Streptococcus bacteria. Illnesses like strep throat and scarlet fever may lead to rheumatic fever. It has a tendency to affect the brain, joints, skin and heart. More...

The Bacteria Responsible For Rheumatic Fever Attack

The Bacteria Responsible For Rheumatic Fever Attack

You may have heard of rheumatic fever but do you know the bacteria responsible for rheumatic fever attack? Well, many people do not know. The bacteria responsible for rheumatic fever attack is known a Group A streptococcus. More...

 

 

Nursing Care For Rheumatic Fever

Nursing Care For Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is caused due to streptococcal infection following a strep throat. People, who have rheumatic fever, need careful nursing care and rest, and invariably this can be for many months. More...

 

 

Rheumatic Fever And Neuropsychiatry

Rheumatic Fever And Neuropsychiatry

Rheumatic fever and neuropsychiatry have been linked because the possibility of a person getting neuropsychiatric disorders after rheumatic fever is quite high. However, this is something that all doctors do not agree but there are many who believe that many patients who have suffered from rheumatic fever can get disorders like obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) or Tourette's syndrome. More...

 

 

Rheumatic Fever Residual Effects

Rheumatic Fever Residual Effects

Rheumatic fever usually occurs due to strep throat, which is left untreated. Strep throat is quite a common throat infection among children and invariably giving oral antibiotics for 10 days can treat the infection and prevent onset of rheumatic fever. More...

 

How Do I Know If I Have Had Rheumatic Fever ?

How Do I Know If I Have Had Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is quite a serious disease and is usually caused due to scarlet fever or strep throat. If you do not treat rheumatic fever, it can damage your heart, joints and brain permanently. Although rheumatic fever is quite rare these days because of availability of antibiotics, you need to know if you have had rheumatic fever. More...