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What treatments are available for fungal meningitis?

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Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 49 years experience
Antifungal agents: There are a number of antifungal agents that are available depends on organism - things like Amphotericin B - would defer this to infectious disease specialist.
Dr. Osman Farooq
Pediatric Neurology 20 years experience
Anti-fungals: There are a handful of anti-fungal medications available. For the best plan of action, it would be good to consult an infectious disease specialist, who can provide guidance with the specific anti-fungal and for duration of therapy. It is also important to investigate how/why a patient has a fungal meningitis. So some investigative work might need to be done.

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