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

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
No.: There are many different viruses that can cause viral meningitis; having had one of them does not protect against the others.
Answered on Mar 15, 2017
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Theoretically you can catch viral meningitis for the second time.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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