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Can klebsiella cause a meningitis?

Can klebsiella cause a meningitis?

Yes: Klebsiella can cause meningitis, but it is not one of the more common causes. If you live in a developing country, such as east asia, it might be slightly more common. It can also be slightly more common in hospital-acquired cases. ...Read more

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Meningitis (Definition)

Meningitis occurs when the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord becomes inflamed. Symptoms include headaches, fever, stiff neck, and a sensitivity to light. There are two primary types of ...Read more


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I have had 4 UTI since feb 2 were KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE should I be concerned I googled and of course says meningitis and death :(?

I have had 4 UTI since feb 2 were KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE  should I be concerned I googled and of course says meningitis and death :(?

No worries: After E. coli, Klebsiella is one of the most common causes of UTI. Klebsiella UTIs almost never lead to meningitis or death. Just follow your doctor's advice about treatment, but otherwise don't worry about it. ...Read more

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What is meningitis caused by?

What is meningitis caused by?

Many things: Meningitis can be caused by multiple types of infections, such as viruses, bacteria, etc. if you think you have meningitis, you should get checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Help please? What is meningitis caused from?

Many causes: Inflamation of the linings of the brain can be caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses or chemicals (including blood which is an irritant if it escapes the vessels). ...Read more

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What types of meningitis can cause a coma?

What types of meningitis can cause a coma?

Most organisms: Bad stuff if coma occurs with bacterial or tuberculous meningitis, and if fungal infection, may create critical issues. Viral meningitis may have a far more benign course, but NOT always. Coma is a sign of progressive uncontrolled infection, so, early diagnosis and treatment always the wisest approach. ...Read more

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Which strand of meningitis can strep b cause?

Which strand of meningitis can strep b cause?

Bacterial meningitis: Group b strep causes meningitis in newborns, old people but it is not common to affect children over the age of 3 m. ...Read more

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What is hemophilic meningitis? What causes it?

What is hemophilic meningitis? What causes it?

Maybe: Hemophilus meningitis ? It is a bacteria that children are immunized for making it less common. It still exists and important to treat is quickly. All the best. ...Read more

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Does cellulitis cause meningitis? I heard it could.

Does cellulitis cause meningitis? I heard it could.

Cellulitis: Cellulitis may travel through the bloodstream and if it is untreated, it can travel into the meninges and cause meningitis. One cannot ignore cellulitis. See your physician for treatment. ...Read more

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