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Is it typical to have personality changes temporarily while recouperating from viral meningitis?
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: No
Mental status or personality changes can occur during the illness, while recuperating they should usually feel better.

In brief: No
Mental status or personality changes can occur during the illness, while recuperating they should usually feel better.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Viral meningitis can affect both cognitive and emotional processing.
Problems such as fatique, depression, irritability, difficulty with focus and concentration are not unusual, but typically are short lasting as recovery proceeds.

In brief: Yes
Viral meningitis can affect both cognitive and emotional processing.
Problems such as fatique, depression, irritability, difficulty with focus and concentration are not unusual, but typically are short lasting as recovery proceeds.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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