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Hi!  I have three friends whom had meningitis at birth and they are all three just fine.  I suffered years ago from social situation and...
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Yes, you can get a meningitis vaccination, and no, you are not more likely to get meningitis if you have herpes.
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Symtpoms can show up as early as one week, but some have had symptoms as late as 4 weeks afterward. If you've received one of the tainted...
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First of all, thank goodness you apparently don't have meningitis! How scary.In answer to your last question: Yes, I think the ER doctor should...
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The ongoing meningitis outbreak is scary, and people are very confused about its cause.The current fungal meningitis outbreak is related to...
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The classic signs and symptoms of meningitis are headache, fever, and stiff neck (in adults and older children). Symptoms of meningitis may appear...
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The prognosis for encephalitis or meningitis varies. Some cases are mild, short, and relatively benign and patients have full recovery. Other cases...
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The doctor diagnoses encephalitis or meningitis after a completing a thorough history (asking the patient questions) and examination. The examination...
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Yes. Especially some forms of bacterial meningitis are contagious. The bacteria are spread through the exchange of respiratory and throat secretions...
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Antibiotic and/or antiviral medications need to be considered urgently when the diagnosis of encephalitis or meningitis is suggested. In some...
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Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes (called meninges) that surround the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis may be caused by many different...
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Basic steps to avoid spread of organisms, such a hand washing and covering your mouth when coughing, will also help in decreasing the risk of...
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Meningitis is usually caused by an infection that attacks the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. The most serious types of meningitis can...
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Most parents know children should be vaccinated against meningitis before they go to college, where the crowded, sometimes less-than-sanitary dorm...
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