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How Long Does Seizures Associated With Viral Meningitis Last
Usually until the : Infection has essentially run its course over one to two weeks and the degree of symptoms is very variable. ...Read more
Viral meningitis is inflammation of the tissues in the brain and spinal cord that is caused most commonly by enteroviruses. Viral meningitis is not usually as severe as bacterial meningitis and usually resolves without any treatment. However, viral meningitis that is caused by the herpes virus can be life threatening if left untreated. Symptoms include fever, neck stiffness, ...Read more
Days to weeks: Viral meningitis typically only requires supportive therapy and patients recover after days to weeks. Most viruses responsible for causing meningitis are not amenable to specific treatment and conservative measures such as fluid, bedrest, and analgesics are usually effective. ...Read more
How long does the viral meningitis virus stay in your body? If i feel completely fine after 12 days, does it mean I am cured?
My son (6) had viral meningitis (enterovirus) last week. He was good for 3 days then got a temp (38.2) and now has chronic diarrhear. Is this normal?
I spoke to a doctor about my viral meningitis lasting longer than a month he suggested i go back to ER to get hooked up to an IV to get hydrat in brai?
When someone is symptom free from viral meningitis, are they no longer contagious? My friend just has a runny nose, otherwise he is fine, no fever.
Viral meningitis: Viral meningitis can produce a wide variety of medical problems. Some patients are relatively asymptomatic, whereas others require hospitalization for severe headache, dehydration, altered mental status, and seizures. In severe cases, patients may require intensive care, and can have long term neurologic problems. ...Read more
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FEVER,HEADACHE,NECK : The symptoms of viral meningitis are fever , headache, upper respiratory symptoms like cogh and neck stiffnes, congestion, nausea&vomiting.Symptoms are more like the symptoms of influenza and sometimes the diagnosis is missed and patient recovers as no antibiotics are needed recovery is uneventful and complete in most cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No relationship between the two.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible: There are multiple possible effects of viral meningitis although in general it tends to be milder than bacterial meningitis. I would suggest that you look at the following article: " neuropsychological sequelae of bacterial and viral meningitis" by h. Schmidt, b. Heimann, m. Djukic, c.Mazurek, c. Fels, c.-w. Wallesch and r. Nau. From 2006. Available online. ...Read more
Yes: Persistent chronic (15 or more days per month) postmeningitis headaches are treated like chronic migraine or chronic tension type headaches depending upon the features of the headache. Narcotic medications are avoid since they can cause medication rebound headaches if taken more than twice a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aseptic meningitis is a condition caused by a viral infection that results in inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. It occurs more often in the summer and fall months. Although aseptic (or viral) meningitis is a serious disease, patients generally recover. There may be no additional symptoms present or individuals may have symptoms of a cold or a rash ...Read more
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