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Can endocarditis make you feel like you have the flu?

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If you develop endocarditis, you may feel like you have the flu. You may develop a fever, chills, and night sweats. You might also feel achiness in your muscles and joints.

From: What is Endocarditis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: “What is Infective Endocarditis?”

Mayo Clinic: “Endocarditis.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “What is Endocarditis?” “What is a Heart Murmur?”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 01, 2018

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: “What is Infective Endocarditis?”

Mayo Clinic: “Endocarditis.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “What is Endocarditis?” “What is a Heart Murmur?”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 01, 2018

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