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What are the different kinds of meningitis? Which one is the bad one?

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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery
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In brief: All are serious

Meningitis can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection.
It is less commonly caused by tumors. Meningitis from any cause is a very serious disease.

In brief: All are serious

Meningitis can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection.
It is less commonly caused by tumors. Meningitis from any cause is a very serious disease.
Dr. Reza Karimi
Dr. Reza Karimi
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: ViralBacterialFungal

1Viral Meningitis mostly caused by Entero Viruses 2BacterialMeningococclPneumococcalHemophilus Pnumonia and others 3Fungal usually in Immune Suppressed Patients 4Parasites Amebic&others 5Malignancies rare Viral Meningitis are usually milder The worst is Meningococcal which can be very quickly fatal.
And is preventable by Vaccine In immune suppressed patients Fungal and Parasitic can be severe

In brief: ViralBacterialFungal

1Viral Meningitis mostly caused by Entero Viruses 2BacterialMeningococclPneumococcalHemophilus Pnumonia and others 3Fungal usually in Immune Suppressed Patients 4Parasites Amebic&others 5Malignancies rare Viral Meningitis are usually milder The worst is Meningococcal which can be very quickly fatal.
And is preventable by Vaccine In immune suppressed patients Fungal and Parasitic can be severe
Dr. Yash Khanna
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