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A history of endocarditis. Endocarditis can damage heart tissue and valves, increasing the risk of a future heart infection. Damaged heart valves. Certain medical conditions, such as rheumatic fever or infection, can damage or scar one or more of your heart valves.What does infective endocarditis mean in medical terms?
Infective Endocarditis. Infective endocarditis (IE), also called bacterial endocarditis (BE), is an infection caused by bacteria that enter the bloodstream and settle in the heart lining, a heart valve or a blood vessel. IE is uncommon, but people with some heart conditions have a greater risk of developing it. View an illustration of endocarditis.What are the risk factors for endocarditis IE?
IE is uncommon, but people with some heart conditions have a greater risk of developing it. Risk factors for developing IE include: View an illustration of endocarditis. People with the highest risk for poor outcomes from IE may be prescribed antibiotics (IE prophylaxis) prior to certain dental procedures to reduce their risk of developing it.What kind of surgery do you need for endocarditis?
If endocarditis is caused by a fungal infection, your doctor will prescribe antifungal medication. Some people need lifelong antifungal pills to prevent endocarditis from returning. Heart valve surgery may be needed to treat persistent endocarditis infections or to replace a damaged valve.