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Can a recently infected HSV-2 person have encephalitis?, she only had IgM Ab's yet. Or this occur only in long time infections?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Encephalitis

Herpes encephalitis should be treated as soon as possible with antiviral medications.
If there are suspicious symptoms of headache,confusion,fever consult a physician right away. A brain cat scan usually shows the characteristic findings.

In brief: Encephalitis

Herpes encephalitis should be treated as soon as possible with antiviral medications.
If there are suspicious symptoms of headache,confusion,fever consult a physician right away. A brain cat scan usually shows the characteristic findings.
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