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what is chemical meningitis

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saira Dar
Dr. Saira Dar answered
23 years experience Family Medicine
Meningitis: Chemical meningitis is generally a self limiting condition and requires a lot of supportive treatment which means monitoring neurological symptoms, le ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably unrelated: You can't get chemical meningitis from taking this (or any other antibiotic) by mouth. Most people with "classic meningitis symptoms" don't have menin ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Severe Headache : Meningitis is inflammation of the lining around the brain and it typically causes severe headaches with neck stiffness. When it's from bacterial or vi ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephanus Busono
28 years experience Neurology
It : It is important to know if these symptoms started before or after the shunt placement. If you have thiese problem chronically, on and off, then it is ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: Recommendations exist to maximize the effectiveness of a vaccine by using it on populations more likely to get the disease. It is less common in the a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Current recommendation is for the first Menactra vaccine at 11 years of age and a booster at 16 years of age.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Close contact: Close contact.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Meningitis: It is actually not easy to be infected with a meningitis organisms, one would need direct contact with an individual carrying a bacteria and even then ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: When you ask a basic question with no supportive information, it is difficult to formulate an answer. If certain symptoms are present that worry you, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
20 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Many things: Meningitis can be caused by multiple types of infections, such as viruses, bacteria, etc. if you think you have meningitis, you should get checked as ... Read More

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