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Rheumatic Fever – Cardiac Problem of Children

What is Rheumatic Fever? This inflammatory condition usually happens after a child has developed streptococcal throat infection, otherwise known as strep throat. Although most cases of strep throat do not lead to rheumatic fever, a prolonged strep throat (lasting for about two to four weeks) can likely develop into rheumatic fever. Basically, rheumatic fever is not contagious, but the strep ...

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