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Any reason other than brain inflamm/cerebritis that prednisone always helps my lightheaded, fogginess/confusion? Md doesn't know cause. I have lupus.

Any reason other than brain inflamm/cerebritis that prednisone always helps my lightheaded, fogginess/confusion? Md doesn't know cause. I have lupus.

Lupus: Lupus brain disease (cerebritis) can be helped in unusual cases by steroids. If you have been on steroids a long time, your body may need them to function. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cerebritis?

What is the treatment for cerebritis?

Depends: This totally depends on the cause since cerebritis can infectious or inflammatory and due to many different reasons. Each cause has a specific treament. Do you know the cause of the cerebritis? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cerebritis?

What is the definition or description of: cerebritis?

Inflamed brain: Cerebritis is a term often used to describe the effect lupus has when brain is involved, i.e., areas of brain become inflamed and dysfunctional as a consequence. Probably not a good term as is somewhat misleading. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cerebritis?

Depends: This totally depends on the cause since cerebritis can infectious or inflammatory and due to many different reasons. Each cause has a specific treament. Do you know the cause of the cerebritis? ...Read more

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Tuberculosis cerebritis is curable?

Tuberculosis cerebritis is curable?

Perhaps: If tuberculosis gets into the brain, this can clearly be deadly unless immediate intervention is accomplished. Often the spread results from tuberculoma rupturing and causing a tuberculous meningitis, and if pupils dilate, may be terminal. But if diagnosis is mad early, meds to treat may really turn around. The risk is however, very high indeed. ...Read more