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I am living with someone that has meningitis, is there anything I can do so I don't get sick?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Bacterial meningitis? See your doctor immediately.
Viral meningitis? Proper hygiene of good hand washing.

In brief: Yes
Bacterial meningitis? See your doctor immediately.
Viral meningitis? Proper hygiene of good hand washing.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
In brief: No
There are different types of meningitis, only one of which is highly communicable.
If the diagnosis has been made and the patient is getting treated and you don't have it, it is unlikely you will get it.

In brief: No
There are different types of meningitis, only one of which is highly communicable.
If the diagnosis has been made and the patient is getting treated and you don't have it, it is unlikely you will get it.
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Dr. Steven Giannotta
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