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Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience in Neurosurgery
Inflammation: Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. This can be seen after viral infections.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Viral encephalitis: Most cases of encephalitis are viral in origin. Except for herpes virus encephalitis, there are no medications that are useful. Treatment continuesf ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Encephalitis tests: The tests for encephalitis vary depending upon the suspected etiology. The diagnosis may be made based upon history, physical examination, blood tests ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience in Bariatrics
Encephalitis: There are numerous types of encephalitis. Please tell me which type of encephalitis that is concerning you and i can provide you with a more detailed ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Encephalitis: Headache confusion and altered mental status. A medical emergency!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Viral brain infectio: Encephalitis is an infection and inflammation of the .brain substance itself. It is usually viral in nature but can be caused by other agents and aut ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience in Neurosurgery
Rarely: Some of the more unusual encephalitides can be transmitted by means of a mosquito.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Treat encephalitis: Treatment of encephalitis depends upon the cause and clinical progression. Usually, the treatment is supportive, as many cases are viral and there is ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Encephalitis : Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain typically caused by a viral infection. Signs and symptoms may include headache, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Encephalitis: Most viral encephalitis show none or few mild flu-like symptoms such as fever & headaches & fatigue & muscle/joint aches. More severe case ... Read More

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