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A 20-year-old female asked:

What causes brain infections? would my ha's & pains n my head have something to do with brain infections i'm worried i've had mri&ct done 4mths ago

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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Unlikely: Brain infections are very rare but can be caused by viruses, bacteria or parasites. With normal ct and MRI it is quite unlikely you have a "brain infection" causing chronic headaches. I recommend you see a neurologist for a complete evaluation. You will have peace of mind when you have a clear diagnosis.

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Last updated Sep 1, 2019

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