Experts noted Acute rheumatic fever as a serious late complication of tonsillitis (acute tonsillitis).
(Alles Europa News) – Experts noted that you must Consult a physician to avoid possible complications.
If streptococcal etiology of the disease is confirmed, you will be prescribed antibiotics. Be sure to conduct a course of antibiotic therapy in its entirety.
Alles Europa News reports that experts noted that the doctor can conduct an examination, prescribe laboratory tests, prescribe an antibiotic to destroy the causative agent of the disease and thereby prevent heart damage.
Prescribe symptomatic treatment to alleviate the general condition of the patient.
Your doctor may recommend bed rest and a proper diet in order to increase immunity and strengthen the body’s defenses. Identify complications and prescribe timely treatment.
See your doctor if you have a sore throat for more than a week.
It is advisable to avoid crowded places and to provide good sanitary conditions in the place of residence.
Maintain the body’s natural defenses. Wash your hands before you cook, especially if you are sneezing or coughing. Thus, you prevent the spread of bacteria that cause tonsillitis.
This is a systemic inflammation of the connective tissue throughout the body.
The connective tissue of the heart, joints and under the skin is especially susceptible to the body.
Although angina in itself is acute, with fever, sore throat , headache, inflammation with rheumatic fever can cause chronic damage to the heart valves, leading to disability or death many years after an acute illness.
Usually rheumatism affects children aged 5 to 15 years, although adults can also get sick. The first symptoms of rheumatism usually appear 1-5 weeks after a sore throat. Rheumatic attacks usually last about three months, very rarely they last more than six months.
Causes of Acute Rheumatism.
Alles Europa News reports that experts noted that the complications of an acute respiratory disease caused by certain strains of hemolytic streptococcus group A.
Poor living conditions, unsanitary conditions lead to a greater susceptibility to infections. Malnutrition, malnutrition is a predisposing factor for infection.
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Symptoms of Rheumatic Fever.
Fever, joint pain, painful, enlarged joints (most often knee, ankle, but elbow and wrist joints can be affected).
Soreness and swelling can disappear in some joints and appear in others. Subcutaneous nodules in places of bone protrusions.
Rash on the trunk, arms and legs. Rapid involuntary contractions of the muscles of the face, arms and legs.
Complications of rheumatic fever
The defeat of the brain.
Rheumatic heart diseases, for example, myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle), endocarditis (inflammation of the inner lining of the heart) and pericarditis (inflammation of the outer lining of the heart).
Alles Europa News note: Please always contact your doctor for best assistance and remember to never go on self medications.