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Worst Encephalitis Symptom
The encephalon is considered to be the gray matter of the brain. This is where all the neuron cells are located. If an infection sets in to this region it is called an encephalitis. The -itis ending just means inflammation. It is usually virus infections that like to go specifically to the ...Read more
What are symptoms are almost always followed with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis and encephalitis and is feeling out of it & extra tired symptom?
I have a cold sore on my lip for 4 days. Few days back I've started to feel bit drowsiness, I read its symptom of encephalitis but I don't have fever?
Not likely encephali: Herpes encephalitis is a severe illness. By now you should have signs of encephalitis, altered mental status, headache, even seizures. If you do not have these signs, you are probably experiencing cold symptoms which triggered the cold sore. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Mild infections may occur with mild symptoms of fever with headache. More severe infection is marked by quick onset, headache, high fever, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions (especially in infants) and spastic paralysis. It is the leading cause of viral encephalitis in asia. It is transmitted by rice field mosquitoes. ...Read more
Encephalitis : Signs and symptoms of encephalitis in children may include fever, headache, vomiting, stiff neck or back pain, lethargy, weakness, unsteady gait, confusion, agitation, sensitivity to light, coma, seizures, and paralysis. Infants may also demonstrate poor feeding, irritability, bulging fontanelle, and body stiffness. ...Read more
Time for a visit: I would consult with a neurologist who can review your history and physical findings. Any testing needed would be guided by these findings. After all information is collected, you may have an answer. ...Read more
Neonate encephalitis: Neonatal encephalitis is often characterized by symptoms of central nervous system dysfunction. An infant with neonatal encephalopathy may exhibit abnormal level of consciousness, seizures, tone and reflex abnormalities, apnea, and feeding difficulties. This is often caused by herpes simplex virus. ...Read more
Limbic encephalitis: Short-term memory loss gradually is often the primary manifestation of this disease, but it may not be noticed because headache, irritability, sleep disturbance, delusions, hallucinations, agitation, seizures and psychosis tend to predominate and obscure the memory issues. ...Read more
Herpes encephalitis.: Is certainly one of the most common and most treatable causes of viral encephalitis in the usa. It presents with fever, headache, nausea, confusion leading to coma. Early consideration based on. Clinical grounds, brain imaging and spinal fluid exam with prompt empiric treatment with Acyclovir can dramatically decrease the death rate and residual symptoms. ...Read more
Could you please explain metabolism of the brain, the prognosis, and symptoms? Also auto-immune encephalitis prognosis and symptoms?
A lot of questions: Briefly: metabolism of the brain refers to how the brain processes its energy source which is principally glucose. There are ways to assay this such as cerebral microdialysis or special pet scans. Metabolism can be altered in conditions like head injury or stroke. Auto-immune encephal. Is usually from antibodies directed against brain antigens. Symptoms vary: can include seizure, weakness, dementia. ...Read more
Aftr jpns encephalitis trtmnt frnd is hvng stiffness i left hand & leg while awake bt it goes while she sleeps. Is this a good sign or bad? Cure able?
How do I recover from vaccine-induced (twinrix) encephalitis, dysesthesias, and rage/psychosis? (symptoms lasting 4yrs so far)
Get help now!: Post encephalitic symptoms may be ameliorated by appropriate medications. You need psychiatric and neurological evaluations including eeg and spect or fmri scan. With such evaluation, one or the other can begin the process of finding medication that will give you some relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can NMDA receptor encephalitis have debilitating symptoms along with peripheral neuropathy pain? I'm going to mayo clinic in september. I feel awful
encephalitis sequel: Sequel of encephalitis of any kind can include symptoms of neuropathic pain, especially arising from the central and less commonly from the peripheral nervous stem. Loss of neuronal placidity may impede natural healing thereby creating a chronic problem. Treatment is largely based on small research data and on anecdotal expert pinion. ...Read more
My endo said my graves disease may have caused my brain to swell with symptoms that mimic encephalitis. He has prescribed me steroids. Correct dx?
Cannot diagnose: Your endocrinologist is certainly operating from a better prospectus than we could, not having examined you and not having access to the results of studies run. If you have serious questions about the diagnosis and treatment would strongly suggest getting a second opinion from somebody who can evaluate you in person. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer