Rheumatic Fever

About- Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease occurs due to an infection of the throat with a bacterium called group A streptococcus
Symptoms-
 Fever
 Red, hot or swollen joints
 Joint pain mainly in the knees, ankles, elbows, and wrists
 Chest pain
 Heart murmur
 Palpitations
 Fatigue
 Abdominal pain
 Nosebleeds
 Shortness of breath
 Small, painless bumps beneath the skin
 Unusual behavior
 Skin rash
 Essential tremor
 Sweating
 Vomiting
 Concentration problem

Causes-
Rheumatic fever can occur after an infection of the throat with a bacterium called group A streptococcus. It also happens due to inadequately treated strep throat or scarlet fever

Specialists to visit
 Rheumatologist

 Cardiologist
 Pediatrician

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com

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