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A 38-year-old member asked:

Are you less likely to catch viral meningitis a second time?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No.: There are many different viruses that can cause viral meningitis; having had one of them does not protect against the others.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Yes: Theoretically you can catch viral meningitis for the second time.
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Last updated Mar 15, 2017

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