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558632 tn?1303471125

murmur and dentist

I have a heart murmur due to graves disease. do i need to get an antibiotic from doctor before going to dentist to have a root canal. i thought i read somewhere that this was not necessary anymore?

GW
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558632 tn?1303471125
Many thanks.
GW
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21064 tn?1309308733
Hello,

The guidelines for preventive antibiotics have changed.....Use this link (to the Health Pages, above right) for details:

http://www.medhelp.org/health_pages/Heart/Preventive-Antibiotics---AHA/show/29?cid=78

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