A rheumatic fever can be caused by an infection, but some infections are caused by fungus.
Some conditions like allergies can also be caused in part by fungus or other bacteria.
You can also treat an infection by washing your hands often and applying an antiseptic cream.
For the uninitiated, a rheumatoid arthritis or other chronic inflammatory disease is a condition where inflammation can be the cause.
Here are the basics of how to treat an inflamed rheuma.
If you have rheematous arthritis, read on. rhema pronounced like-ah-MEEN-ah