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Do you have any complications associated with rheumatic fever?

Do you have a heart murmur?

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Do you have any complications associated with rheumatic fever?

RF may be associated with sinus tachycardia, mitral valve regurgitation, valvular stenosis, and cardiomegaly.

Do you have a heart murmur?

According to the 2007 American Heart Association’s Guidelines on Infective Endocarditis patients with RF with an associated heart murmur do not need antibiotic prophylaxis.

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