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What is the treatment for viral meningitis?

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Dr. Randolph Evans
Neurology
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In brief: Symptomatic

Most viral meningitis is treated symtomatically (treating the pain, nausea, and vomiting) with the exception of herpes meningoencephalitis which is treated with an antibiotic.

In brief: Symptomatic

Most viral meningitis is treated symtomatically (treating the pain, nausea, and vomiting) with the exception of herpes meningoencephalitis which is treated with an antibiotic.
Dr. Randolph Evans
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Supportive

No specific treatment.
Mostly supportive. If due to herpes or chicken pox virus, they may be be treated with specific antiviral agents.

In brief: Supportive

No specific treatment.
Mostly supportive. If due to herpes or chicken pox virus, they may be be treated with specific antiviral agents.
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