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Encephalitis Cause Speech Therapy
Depends: It depends on the cause of encephalitis, its severity, location and timing of intervention. If the areas of the brain that are responsible for speech and limb movements are involved, there will be deficits that will require speech and physical therapy started. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The encephalon is considered to be the gray matter of the brain. This is where all the neuron cells are located. If an infection sets in to this region it is called an encephalitis. The -itis ending just means inflammation. It is usually virus infections that like to go specifically to the ...Read more
Before coma: Patients with the most common cause of sporadic encephalitis do best if treated with a specific antiviral agent called Acyclovir before they lapse into unconsciousness. Other form of encephalitis do not have specific treatment and treatment is mostly supportive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Encephalitis letharg: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/encephalitis_lethargica/encephalitis_lethargica.htmGet a more detailed answer ›
See below: Generally speaking, the first treatment, if the agent is a bacterial one, is to treat with appropriate antibiotics; but if viral, then if encephalitis occurs, supportive care is performed which can involve intensive care sometimes requiring mechanical ventilation. But often severe sequela result with neurological problems that persist if the person survives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any proper treatment for viral encephalitis with polycythemia ? Pt is 17 years old and over 6 month in icu waiting for good treatment
Herpes, CMV?: Not unless its confirmed to be herpetic or CMV I'm afraid. ...Read more
Does NMDA receptor encephalitis have anything to do with peripheral neuropathy pain? What are the tests for encephalitis? Treatment?
A type of treatment: Stroke usually impairs functions of the pharynx and laryinx (voice box) as well as soft palate and tongue in that it pertains to swallowing and speech. Speech therapy's call is to help a stroke patient to recover some of the above functions. A licensed speech therapist will work with such a patient by teaching him to use his tongue and throat muscles to be able to swallow safely and regain speech. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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