Which hospitals treat bacterial meningitis the best?

Tertiary centers. Tertiary centers generally offer a wide variety of services and specialists, and are often teaching hospitals (have residency programs). People with bacterial meningitis are best treated in facilities with an intensive care unit and Infectious Disease specialists. Best wishes.

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Recently in hospital with in hospital bacterial meningitis.?

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Had bacterial meningitis- confirmed with LP and treated. Why is it that some recover and some die?

Luck/good docs. Some forms of bacterial meningitis are more aggressive & time sensitive than others which leaves a narrow window for recognition and treatment to be successful. Some patients have better individual response to germ invasion which slows the germ until meds kick in. If you have an aggressive germ and a poor immune system you are more likely to die, even when treatment is started quickly. Read more...

How to treat with a little mental retardation left as after effects of bacterial meningitis? How can I help myself? Any therapy? Any medication?

Time will tell. Even after the best therapy, bacterial meningitis may leave some permanent or long term effects which may improve over time. The key is to have patience , and to optimize your health with a diet and exercise. After all, your body has been affected by what one may consider to be a "typhoon" or "tornado". In such areas of the world, it will take time to rebuild- this goes the same for your brain. Read more...

Is there no any therapy to treat or to minimize the after effects left by bacterial meningitis? Like some cognition problem, clumsiness, mood swings...

Mennigitis. Yes there is therapy usually done through a neuropsychologist. Check with a neuro-rehab facility they should be able to direct you. Read more...
Some but specialized. The primary damage to nerves caused by scarring from the infection is likely permanent. Nerve cells are slow to regenerate or re-connect. That said, a comprehensive assessment of strong & weak areas of function allows a therapist to teach to the strong areas and avoid the weak. Rehabilitation centers employ these methods to improve function & limit long term impairment. Read more...