I recently did a stress test and ultra sound and bothh tests were ok. The doctor told I was healthy and all was in the norm. He told me though I had a very small leak in themitral valve, but said it was normal and that it is very common. Question number 1: Is it ok to have this leak? IS it common?
Question number 2:
Just a few days ago I started to feel very bad due to a wisdom tooth infection...in thepast when my wisdom tooth would inflamate it would eventually go down, so I waited 3 days..Aftet the third day feeling horrible I went to the dentist and he gave me amoxiline and antifamatory medicine. The day after I took the wisdom tooth out and now I am recuperating.
Question number 2: Will those 3 days when my tooth started to infect could cause any trouble iin my heart? Like I said I am now taking amoxiline and took the tooth out.
Without having access to either the report or your images of your stress test and echocardiogram, I suspect that it reported some "trivial" amount of mitral regurgitation, which I can assure you is a benign finding. In the absence of any other structural abnormalities such as mitral valve prolapse, a trivial or even small degree of "leakiness" is not a significant finding and also does not warrant any concern for antibiotic prophylaxis or increasing your risk of developing endocarditis (infection of the heart valves).
Just wanted to know and by the way thank you for this service if I should be concerned about endocarditis in the situation I went trough...
Like I said my wisdom tooth got inflamated and infected...it took me 3 days to start taking amoxiline, and on the fourth day I took the tooth out...please I am just not sure if I took medication in time...
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