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Pre medicate?

Hi ..I was diagnosed 23 yrs ago with mild mitral regurgitation and mild mitral regurgitation. No meds ever. Last echo 4 years ago was perfect. I am scheduled to have an upper endoscopy in two weeks and was wondering if I should take antibiotics prior.
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Hi if you are not diagnosed with Rheumatic heart disease or if you tested for ASO titer before I think you don't need to some kind of antibiotic prophylaxis. If you really want to be sure you can do ASO titer (much cheaper) than doing repeat Echo.
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No rheumatic disease. Thank you
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Shouldn’t need to premeditate on anti-biotics unless advised to do by the operator.

Typically, If a procedure requires antibiotics it will be given during the procedure and prophylactic maintenances will be maintained afterwards
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