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Mollarett's meningitis my brother who is 54 just had his 4th case of viral meningitis in 3 1/2 years. He lives on the oregon coast and saw a portland neurologist 1 1/2 years ago when he had his 3rd case.
Is there a neurologist in the seattle area who
The : The best idea if he wants to seek a second opinion in the seattle area, is to call a hospital you think highly of in your area (university, swedish, etc) and ask for the doctor's referral line, then ask for a recommendation for a neurologist or an infectious disease specialist. It is always a good idea for a second opinion so i think it is a good idea to pursuse this. ...Read more
Been seeing a neurologist who suspects Viral meningitis (said spinal tap unnecessary) CT scan normal. Symptoms persisting after 2 weeks. What next?
CSF: The best way is to get a sample of the fluid in your spine (via a needle in the back) and to send it out for analysis. Neurologists, anesthesiologists, or radiologists can do this procedure, although any doctor can order it. ...Read more
Doesn't seem this q posted. If someone has signs of meningitis how to decide whether to go to closest ER vs drive to much better one 30 minutes away.?
Recovering 3 montha after TB meningitis she cries a lot but say has no pain. Why she cries, she is improving slowly? Any advise?
TB: This is a very severe illness that even when treated can leave residual changes in brain substance. She is presumably being see by a pediatric infectious disease expert or neurologist. Take her back to see them and get this worked out. ...Read more
Can you have meningitis without having a fever? My wife seems to hav all the symptoms except having a fever of any sort.
5 yrs old had meningitis when 3yrs and recovered. Gets painful headache almost once every year until this yr he had 3. During crisis he doesn't see?
Headache: Is there anyone in the family with migraine headaches? If yes, yoiur child is probably experienceing post meningitic migraine, similar to trauma triggered migraine. The most common treatment would be over the counter analgesics such as Ibuprofen or tylenol. Visual disturbances are common in migraine headaches, although total loss of vision is less common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i be concerned if my husband was diagnosed with viral (aseptic) meningitis. I'm very confused / worried?
Stiff neck, headache: This is quite common, can be very uncomfortable, but almost always leads to a complete recovery. I trust that bacterial meningitis, mollaret's and herpes encephalitis were ruled out by a capable neurologist. While a virus is assumed to be present and can often be cultured, the infection hazard to others is minimal any why rare individuals get meningeal involvement is mysterious. ...Read more
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