A 24-year-old female asked:
can somone with no early symptoms of tb get tb meningitis & go unconscious just after few days of severe headache. my friend is diagnosed wid tbm.
2 doctor answers
Dr. Atif Haque answered
18 years experience Neurosurgery
yes: Central nervous system manifestations of TB can be the initial presentation of TB in some patients. Diagnosis is on spinal tap.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. Osman Farooq answered
20 years experience Pediatric Neurology
meningitis : Tb meningitis is a very serious condition. It can overtake the nervous system and cause alteration of awareness, loss of consciousness, seizures, etc. A full course of treatment is very important.
Answered on Dec 18, 2016
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