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Can Meningitis Cause Seizures
You've asked me about the kind of meningitis I had 4 months ago it was virus. Before that I had 2 seizures. How mush time do I need for recover?
Viral meningitis: Seizures can result from any inflammation or focus of damage in the brain, and viral meningoencephalitis can do this, along with numerous other things. These may never go away. You do not specify what you are recovering from and what symptoms you are expecting to go away. Be more specific and perhaps your question can be responded to more helpfully. Best.
I have a fatty liver and had meningitis as a baby. Does that make me moré likely to have a seizure from welbutrin XL 150mg qd. Just start it 6 dys ago?
Not likely: Having made it from a baby to now without experiencing any seizures makes it unlikely that you would develop seizures from the meningitis. It should be ok for you to take the welbutrin. It would be unusual to develop seizures from the medication, but I have seen it once (meaning it's pretty rare).
And what about the seizures two times before? Is a result of meningitis the dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness, loss of memory and othe things?
Yes.: Recovery from meningitis can involve all of the symptoms that you describe. Typically, these symptoms slowly improve with time (can take years).
My 35 day old daughter's EEG reports are showing ' partial complex seizure '. She had bacterial meningitis due to UTI I'm from india. Please guide.?
Pediatric Neurologis: I strongly recommend you consult with a pediatric neurologist to evaluate your baby asap.See 1 more doctor answer
Do you have to have vomiting or seizures to even be considered to have menegitis and to be tested? Also how exactly can you contract it?
Urgent: Meningitis is a serious infection that requires immediate attention, if anyone is suspected of having that, they have to be seen immediately for a thorough evaluation, certainly headache, fever, neck rigidity, vomiting are some of the symptoms... As mentioned above, this is an infection that requires immediate attention hope this helps.See 1 more doctor answer
My grandson has meningitis discovered today they are giving him phenobarbital for seziures he is 1 month old what are the side effects I need to watch?
Sedation: I am very sorry to hear about your grandson. Meningitis can be very serious and scary. He was given phenobarbital to prevent seizures, which could occur with the meningitis. Recurrent or prolonged seizures can lead to brain damage, so it is very important that his doctors are giving him this medicine. Sedation, sleepiness, or unconsciousness may occur now, but won't affect him in the future.See 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Possible but unlikely. Make sure your MDs and DDS collaborate.See 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Recent studies suggest that the hearing loss associated with meningitis may progress or fluctuate for the short term before stabilizing - varying between 3 months and 4 years. Beyond this, one can attribute any additional gradual hearing loss to what one would expect as one ages. Hearing acuity will diminish for everyone was we "mature.".See 1 more doctor answer
Can illness like meningitis affect immune system to the point that latent viruses get reactivated and cause physical symptoms or disorders?
Meningitis immune: Could do it. Discuss with your Drs.
Meningitis/Disabilit: Yes it can cause several complications if treated late or not treated properly all paptients with viral menengitis and 70to80% of patients with bacterial meningitis will recover completely. The serious disabling complications are brain damage deafness epilepsy change in eye sight.
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.
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