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How often does encephalitis cause such damage that speech and physical therapy is needed?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depends

It depends on the cause of encephalitis, its severity, location and timing of intervention.
If the areas of the brain that are responsible for speech and limb movements are involved, there will be deficits that will require speech and physical therapy started.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the cause of encephalitis, its severity, location and timing of intervention.
If the areas of the brain that are responsible for speech and limb movements are involved, there will be deficits that will require speech and physical therapy started.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: See below

Encephalitis is a general term for an infection in the brain.
There are both viral and bacterial causes as well as other causes. The symptoms can include, paralysis, loss of sensation, impairment of speech and cognitive problems. It is a very serious condition and usually extensive rehabilitation is required.

In brief: See below

Encephalitis is a general term for an infection in the brain.
There are both viral and bacterial causes as well as other causes. The symptoms can include, paralysis, loss of sensation, impairment of speech and cognitive problems. It is a very serious condition and usually extensive rehabilitation is required.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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