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A 39-year-old member asked:

I need advice on what's the duration of illness for meningococcal meningitis?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
5-7 days: Meningococcal meningitis without meningococcemia generally requires 5-7 days of antibiotics treatment.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

Help please? What is the duration of illness for meningococcal meningitis?

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Dr. Jay Park
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Pediatrics 51 years experience
Less than a week: Once diagnosis of Meningococcal meningitis is established and proper treatment is rendered, recovery is pretty fast.
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