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Is there a relationship between pleurisy and meningitis?

Is there a relationship between pleurisy and meningitis?

Yes but ...: Some unusual examples are; tuberculous pleurisy and TB meningitis: pleuritic pain (pleurodynia) and enteroviral meningitis. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Meningitis (Definition)

Meningitis occurs when the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord becomes inflamed. Symptoms include headaches, fever, stiff neck, and a sensitivity to light. There are two primary types of ...Read more


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Can I smoke cigarettes immediately after meningitis vaccination ? Is there any bad relationship between vaccination and smoking?

Can I smoke cigarettes immediately after meningitis vaccination ? Is there any bad relationship between vaccination and smoking?

Smoking & vaccines: It is best if you don't smoke at all, you how bad that is for your health, there is no studies about relationships of smoking & any vaccines, I would prefer if you avoid smoking for a day or 2 since we have no information. May be you can search the internet. Good luck ...Read more

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Please let me know what is the connection between hydrocephalus/meningitis from birth and tunnel/bad peripheral vision?

Please let me know what is the connection between hydrocephalus/meningitis from birth and tunnel/bad peripheral vision?

Ok: Increased intracranial pressure from any cause can damage the optic nerve leading to loss of peripheral vision. This is why all patients who have high intracranial pressure need an ophthalmologist as part of their medical team. ...Read more

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Which strand of meningitis can strep b cause?

Which strand of meningitis can strep b cause?

Bacterial meningitis: Group b strep causes meningitis in newborns, old people but it is not common to affect children over the age of 3 m. ...Read more

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What type(s) of meningitis would be most likely to occur from having a blood patch or epidural?

What type(s) of meningitis would be most likely to occur from having a blood patch or epidural?

Unlikely: I have NEVER encountered any case of any type of meningitis following a "blood patch". If that would occur, would be secondary to skin bacteria, and even less likely E. coli. But why do you ask this question? Maybe there is more behind this. Do you wish to schedule Concierge visit? ...Read more

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Do you give a 7 year old a meningitis shot in the u.S. ?

Do you give a 7 year old a meningitis shot in the u.S. ?

See below: Current recommendation is for the first Menactra vaccine at 11 years of age and a booster at 16 years of age. ...Read more

Dr. Nisha Surenderanath
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Pleurisy (Definition)

Pleurisy is inflammation in the tissue that covers the lungs and chest wall. The main symptoms are chest pain associated with breathing. Treatments for pleurisy vary ...Read more