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E Coli Meningitis Adults
E. Coli meningitis: E. Coli meningitis in the neonate most commonly occurs between 48 hours and one month after delivery, but usually within 3 months overall. Timing of onset depends on a number of factors including prematurity, surgical procedures performed, trauma, immune status, length of hospitalization, etc. ...Read more
Escherichia coli is a type of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines of humans and animals. Most forms of the bacteria are harmless, but some strains may cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Most cases of infection are caused by contaminated raw vegetables ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with e coli in urine and gbs in vaginal secretion. However much i sleep i'm still tired, could I have meningitis? How is it treated
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Back pain, headache: Depending on the location, meningitis almost always causes pain. If it is in the skull--headache. If in the spine--spine pain. Of course neurologic dysfunction occurs often, such as seizure, stroke, paralysis, sensory loss, speech disturbance, coma, death. ...Read more
Yes: Due to an immature or suppressed immune system these age ranges are more at risk. This is yet another reason to make sure we are all fully immunized, becasue a lot of shots target pathogens that cause meningitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sick as stink: Imagine the morning after a night of drinking, but no night of drinking - that would be like the symptoms of meningitis. Severe headache, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, ache, trouble with vision, trouble with balance, feeling like you want to die - then you may have meningitis. Needs thorough medical evaluation right away! ...Read more
Go To School/camp: Because they go to school, clleges/dorms, and camps where there is more chances of contacting the infection if one has it it spreads eassily. ...Read more
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Do people who had meningitis as a child usually end up suffering from learning disabilities as an adult?
No: A middle ear infection, otitis media, is a simple localized infection. It is often caused by a virus and will resolve spontaneously. Otitis media can be caused by bacteria and is easily treated with a 5 to 10 day course of oral antibiotics. The ear pain often improves dramatically in the first day. You can trust that your immune system safeguards your brain and body from this kind of infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My parents told me i had spinal meningitis when i was a toddler. it was in the 1973 my blood work as an adult did not show antibodies. Misdiagnosis?
Meningitis: Spinal meningitis was a "catch all" phrase in those days. It doesnt necessarily mean it was the kind of meningitis that would show antibodies later on. As long as there are no side effects fromyour illness as a toddler, it is inconsequential what type of meningitis you had. You can obtain the hospital records, if it is important to you. :) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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