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How Long Is Viral Meningitis Contagious
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
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.
Quite, but...: The viruses that cause the majority of cases of viral meningitis are actually quite contagious, but does not mean you will get meningitis. You may only get a simple cold when you are exposed to the same virus, or run a bit of a fever and feel fatigued. To go on and actually develop meningitis is quite unusual. SO you may get sick, but not as bad hopefully.... ...Read more
Is viral meningitis contagious as I'm starting to have same symptoms as my work colleague who has just been diagnosed. ?
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?
Usually until the : Infection has essentially run its course over one to two weeks and the degree of symptoms is very variable. ...Read more
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?
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