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I'm scared my baby has contracted viral encephalitis. What should I look out for?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology

In brief: Headache etc.

Headache, which in preverbal children may only result in fussiness, failure to thrive, vomiting, lethargy.
Other symptoms include neck rigidity, body arching, unresponsiveness, seizures, fever, speech disturbance, hallucinations, emotional lability (outbursts). Possibilities are numerous.

In brief: Headache etc.

Headache, which in preverbal children may only result in fussiness, failure to thrive, vomiting, lethargy.
Other symptoms include neck rigidity, body arching, unresponsiveness, seizures, fever, speech disturbance, hallucinations, emotional lability (outbursts). Possibilities are numerous.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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Dr. Lynn Keefe
Pediatrics

In brief: Encephalitis symptom

Watch for change in its normal behaviors.
..Increased fussiness, vomiting, crying inconsolably, or fever and seizure activity.

In brief: Encephalitis symptom

Watch for change in its normal behaviors.
..Increased fussiness, vomiting, crying inconsolably, or fever and seizure activity.
Dr. Lynn Keefe
Dr. Lynn Keefe
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