A 36-year-old member asked:
Can meningococcal disease be cured?
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Infectious Disease 11 years experience
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: Early diagnosis & treatment with antibiotics can cure Meningococcal disease within 5 days in some cases but often takes longer. Delay in diagnosis & treatment will increase risks of complications.In some patients the disease can move so rapidly that patients expire within hours in spite of all efforts.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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