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How Long Should Inflammation Of The Brain Last
Is brain inflamation: Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain and can be caused by infections or sometimes by autoimmune problems where the immune system injures the brain. Symptoms include things like confusion, agitation, headache, difficulty speaking, sometimes even coma or seizures. Paralysis and vision problems also possible. ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
In positive cases hw long can brain swelling takes to cure if caused due to japanese encephalitis. Plz time of full recovery to normal physical motor?
How long cn it take to restore normal functionality after brain swelling due to viral encephalitis/meningitis? What are the chances of full recovery?
Good chance: Depending on the severity of the meningitis, I have found that most of my patients do very well, and have a full, or near full recovery. Occasionally, there are cases that leave behind scars that can lead to seizures, or brain injury. However, this is best answered by the neurologist or neurosurgeon that was involved with the specific case, since there can be many factors relating to outcome. ...Read more
Hw long brain swelling aftr japanese encephalitis takes to cure & whn cn v expect maximum recovery? Viral encephalitis is less serious thn bacterial?
How long can cerebral adaema caused due to japanese encephalitis take to cure completely. Please see report here http://goo.Gl/qyyih?
Cellular reaction: The white cells in our body react to toxic agents in a process that results in inflammation. Toxic material in bacteria, viruses, foreign tissue, etc can set off this inflammation. In the brain this can occur focally in an abscess, in brain cells as encephalitis, in the lining of the brain as meningitis, or any combination of these. Spinal fluid or brain biopsy best documents this inflammation. ...Read more
Inflammation brain: It is difficult to answer this question without knowing the underlying disease producing the inflammation. In certain situations corticosteroids are attempted to reduce brain inflammation, but the response is variable, and this requires consideration of the risk/benefit with your doctor. In some cases this may be contraindicated or of no benefit. ...Read more
Varies: Many different inflammatory conditions out there, and must be specific. But ms is inflammatory, and we have lots of newer and very successful treatments, especially, the newer oral agents. Research in neurology is quite extensive and amazing, and hopefully will continue, if financial support is available. ...Read more
Yes: An mri can be one of the tests used for imaging of the brain, spinal cord, and in a meningitis like picture, it can show inflammation. This is nonspecific and doesn't differentiate between bacterial and viral meningitis. A spinal tap is a true test that would provide the physician with more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a cat scan show inflammation of the brain without contrast dye? I had a CT for amoeba and headaches & no dye was given but doc says i'm ok.
Not the best test.: In severe acute inflammatory processes, ct can detect brain edema, but it's unlikely you would be in a state to be able to recall that much. Assuming you're ok now, it's doubtful you had amebic encephalits, since that is a very nasty disease! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has been diagnosed with inflammation of the brain membrane through a CT scan but the lumbar puncture came back clear. What could cause thi?
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