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Meningitis Memory Loss
Can viral meningitis cause memory loss? Can i get it again? I had viral meningitis in 2010 was hospitalized. But i tend to get the same symtoms allot.
Memory loss is a symptom in which a person cannot recall (remember) something that he previously learned. Some memory loss is normal, such as not remembering facts learned in school years ago but not used since then. Other memory loss is abnormal, such as that caused by Alzheimer's Dementia ...Read more
And what about the seizures two times before?is a result of meningitis the dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness, loss of memory and othe things?
Sometimes: Recent studies suggest that the hearing loss associated with meningitis may progress or fluctuate for the short term before stabilizing - varying between 3 months and 4 years. Beyond this, one can attribute any additional gradual hearing loss to what one would expect as one ages. Hearing acuity will diminish for everyone was we "mature.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cochlea damage: Sensorineural hearing loss develops during the earliest stages of meningitis. Permanent deafness is rare but 10% of patients have rapidly reversible cochlear dysfunction. This may progress to permanent deafness if not treated promptly. The cochlea is identified as the site of the lesion in both the permanent sensorineural and reversible impairments. ...Read more
I thnk i hav after effects of bact meningitis like anxiety,OCD,memory prob & mainly confindence is low. Dis is creating prob in my life.Any solution?
Psychiatry: Anxiety, OCD, memory problems, and agoraphobia are so common (much more common than meningitis) that I would think that other causes are at work. Unless you've had bacterial meningitis as an adult, I doubt the correlative diagnosis. In any case, help for anxiety, OCD, memory, and irrational fears / low confidence resides with a psychiatrist or a psychologist who can help find the cause of symptoms ...Read more
Why is hearing loss more associated with pneumococcal meningitis than any other type of bacterial meningitis?
How likely is it that chronic sinusitis results in serious complications such as vision loss, meningitis, aneurysm/blood clot?
Pretty rare, BUT: Lots of folks have chronic sinus problems, but most of the time, localized misery over nasal areas, and occasional postnasal drip with secondary coughing. If an acute infection supervened and was not treated, this could eventuate in secondary complications such as cavernous sinus thrombosis, but such complications are very rare. Suggest you see otolaryngologist to assess treatment. ...Read more
Is hair loss permanent from taking 600mg of fluconazole for a year due to cryptococcal neoformans meningitis?
I DON'T: Honestly, I am not aware such drug is indicated for such condition. ...Read more
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