Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic fever
 A disease that can attack the connective tissues of the body, which is an inflammatory character and affects especially the tissues of the heart and joints and skin and sometimes affects the brain.

In practice, the heart always gets damaged and can be temporary.

It is possible that permanent damage to the heart valves and then called rheumatic heart disease, which exists and impose itself after the occurrence of a case of infection with spherical bacteriostatic, such as inflammation of the sphincter throat or scarlet fever.

It is worth mentioning that the interaction of the immune system with spherical spherical bacteria makes the immune system in its abnormal state and damages the heart and other organs of the body, as happens in other autoimmune diseases.
Rheumatic fever affects children between 5 and 15 years of age. In most cases, however, rheumatic fever can affect all ages and does not discriminate between young and old.
For decades, rheumatic fever has become rare in developed countries such as Europe and America, because the spherical bacteriostatic strains of the disease have become less prevalent.

In developing countries, rheumatic fever remains a common and dangerous problem
 When a person has rheumatic fever at this time, the person becomes vulnerable again when he or she is infected with the same bacteria.

The main symptoms of rheumatic fever vary from one condition to another. These symptoms are represented by arthritis, small lumps (nodules) on the bones, involuntary vibration, rashes and symptoms of heart inflammation.
It is not necessary that the symptoms of the heart always exist in all cases, even if the heart has already a disease, however, the symptoms of inflammation of the casing of the heart and heart block and heart failure can occur these symptoms of primary rheumatic fever and continue these symptoms for long periods.

At a time when rheumatic fever was widespread in America, a large number of children were absent from school. Some rheumatic fever cases can be very mild and not very strong. Many people who have had rheumatic heart disease do not remember having a serious, rheumatic fever.
In some cases, the patient can be cured with rheumatic fever without causing serious damage to the body, but in cases of other people who may be permanently damaged by heart valves.
The most common heart valve injuries are narrowing of the aorta and its shortness, as well as the narrowing of the mitral artery and its shortness

These cases cause apnea, palpitations, fainting and pain in the chest, and can lead to sudden death.

 the cure

In the beginning, rheumatic fever is diagnosed by the symptoms accompanying the patient during the medical examination. It is also necessary to conduct a blood test to detect the infection of the coronary spores and this analysis helps in the detection of the diagnosis of the disease.
The main treatment for symptoms of rheumatic fever is the use of anti-inflammatory drugs, and most of the use of aspirin. In severe cases corticosteroids use corticosteroids to relieve inflammation.

When rheumatic fever occurs, antibiotics do not have any benefit in treatment. However, if you have had rheumatic fever in the past, you need to take antibiotics regularly to prevent a new infection with the spherical kidneys. The patient should know that the recurrence of the infection can cause another bout of rheumatic fever.