Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) - Frequently Asked Questions

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Medically Reviewed by dr. simi paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Apr 03, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for rheumatic heart disease?

You can consult a cardiologist or a pediatrician for rheumatic heart disease.

2. What precautions are to be taken after surgery of RHD?

The patient should be given both benzathine penicillin as well as anticoagulants (drugs that prevent clotting) lifelong or as advised by the doctor.

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