Westiesdad in British Heart Foundation8 months ago
I'm otherwise healthy but just been in hospital for 3 1/2 weeks on iv antibiotics with endocarditis. Now home on ivs for further 2 w...
Sonia1903 in British Heart Foundation2 years ago
My partner has just been diagnosed with endocarditis while recovering from a operation we're he had cysts on his brain and then 5 wks prior ...
Hedgehoglady07 in British Heart Foundationa month ago
Hi I hope you don't mind me sharing some good news. Yesterday I had my first cardiologist appointment since my discharge from hospital last ...
virginblue4 in Cholesterol Support4 years ago
I think this is completely the wrong group but did not know where else to post!
I am 20 year old male who does not drink / smoke / do drugs ...
Endocarditis, is it preventable?
FMW62 in British Heart Foundation2 years ago
I am recovering from endocarditis, after 5 weeks on 8 intra venous drips a day as an in-patient, I am now being treated once a day...
heatherwarde21 in British Heart Foundation6 months ago
I’ve recently lost a friend to endocarditis and am wanting to spread the word of the symptoms to hopefully prevent deaths
Heart issues - Pacemaker ? endocarditis
Asteroid in Behçet's UKa year ago
I was diagnosed with Behcet's last year. The most significant features has been the ulcers, red rashes in the mouth and a sore tongue and li...
Anyone with recurrent Infective Endocarditis
Cherries6 in Cholesterol Support5 years ago
I was wondering if anyone has experience either themselves, or as a carer, of this disease. My husband has had four recurrences since his ...
VSD, Childbirth and Endocarditis
FreelanceMummy in NCT6 years ago
I have a small, unrepaired VSD, that is asymptomatic. My midwife recently told me I will be put on an antibiotic drip to prevent me developi...
Post Endocarditis Worries
Hedgehoglady07 in British Heart Foundation8 months ago
Hi I am new on here. I have just recovered from Endocarditis and have discovered I have a mild leaky aortic valve which I may have since bi...
ENDOCARDITIS Treatment FLUCLOXACILIN
Julia74bird in British Heart Foundationa year ago
Hi, my friend recently received a new mitral heart valve due to endocarditis. Prior to surgery he was on flucloxacilin IV every 4 hours. A...
trying to recover from endocarditis
Saffy1944 in British Heart Foundation9 months ago
I have been home now for 4 weeks, after treatment for infective endocarditis and heart disease too. Once again, I have a serious UTI, which...
Endocarditis warning card
Alisbabas in British Heart Foundation5 months ago
“Happy new year”
Do BHF still do the endocarditis warning cards at all? I was just curious and do you still have to have antibiotics before ...
Endocarditis at 25 years old/ Anxiety
Evans90 in British Heart Foundation4 months agoPOPULAR
Good afternoon all,
I have only just found this site which is a shame but I'm a 29 year guy who had open heart surgery at the age of 25 due ...
Infectious Endocarditis fiancé fighting for his life
Jumpindusty in ICUsteps3 years ago
Hello, my Fiancé 30yrs old is fighting for his life with infectious endocarditis, it has blew open his aortic valve and the vegitation is gr...
endocarditis several years after aortic valve replacement
mumsastudent in British Heart Foundation4 months ago
has anyone had endocarditis several years after having an aortic valve replaced? My oh has been hospitalised & has been given iv antibiotics...
New 6 weeks post AVR and endocarditis
ChrisE1975 in British Heart Foundation2 years ago
Hi had aortic valve replaced 6 weeks ago slow recovery but getting there ! Slowed by endocarditis which didn't help the congenital defect. S...
I thought this would be interesting to those following Portnahapp1e's story of endocarditis
Buffafly in AF Association2 years ago
Essential info for anyone likely to be affected really. No scary pictures so you are safe to look!
For all Heart Valve replacements and Mitral Valve repairs
Advice1 in AF Association2 years ago
Some interesting advice on Antibiotic for certain types of Dental procedures where there is a chance of bleeding.
For people with Heart Valve...
Back and shoulder pain
Sueithy in British Heart Foundation9 months ago
Was told it was stress and anxiety causing my pain told to take paracetomal and massage. Anyone else have this. I thought it might be my med...
Appearance of scar 4 weeks post surgery.
EleanorBowman in British Heart Foundation2 months ago
I am 4 weeks post emergency heart valve repair surgery due to infective endocarditis. I was just wondering if anyone is able to tell me wha...
Dental treatment following a heart attack
rnewhou in British Heart Foundation5 months ago
I recently had a heart attack and my dentist now wants me to ask my doctor whether I need antibiotics before having dental treatment (to dea...
Body piercing and tattoos - congenital heart disease (bicuspid valve)
Lvp84 in British Heart Foundation9 months ago
hi all, first time poster. I have 4 tattoos and one body piercing, did all this pre-discovering I have a bicuspid valve (diagnosed 3 days ag...
JazPont in Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK (SRUK)a year ago
I hope your all okay, just a quick one... does anyone get blood splinters under the finger nails ..? I’ve had them ever since I dev...
Liver3 in British Liver Trust2 years ago
GOOD NEWS - Liver Dr. Yesterday said I was not sick enough to go on transplant. I guess, thats good for now. Doctor said she couldn't guess ...
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Rdiehl01 in AF Association7 months ago
Had ablation for SVT and afib 2 and a half years ago. Over last couple months I’ve had a few episodes of my heart racing. I am an ER nurse s...
Paul45 in British Heart Foundationa year ago
I went into hospital 2 weeks ago with endocarditis and stayed in for 4 days. They said i had pericarditis and put me on anti inflammatory...
Crawling up the wall tooth abscess
KazSumm in British Heart Foundationa year ago
I only phoned my dentist last week to find out what the procedure is due to me having AVR and needing to take antibiotics before I visit, re...
I did it! 🏆🥇🏃♂️🎄
aileenrecovers in Couch to 5Ka year ago
I started in Late August but today have completed my graduation run.
Feeling v proud of myself.
This time last year I was in hospital on IV ...
Alisbabas in British Heart Foundation22 days ago
I have a throbbing tooth which has been since yesterday and I have a bicuspid valve. Should I wait until Tuesday to go to the dentist or sho...
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