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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?

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. ...Read more

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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?

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). ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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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 type of microbe causes meningitis?

What type of microbe causes meningitis?

Causes of meningitis: The agents causing meningitis are bacteria such as meningococcus viruses such as herpes virus fungi = such as crypptococcus spirochetes. ...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