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How long will swelling last with HSV encephalitis?

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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care

In brief: Encephalitis

The swelling associated with encephalitis may last approximately one to two weeks.
There may be long term neurological issues that persist even after the swelling abates.

In brief: Encephalitis

The swelling associated with encephalitis may last approximately one to two weeks.
There may be long term neurological issues that persist even after the swelling abates.
Dr. Jason Adler
Dr. Jason Adler
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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care

In brief: HSV encephalitis

Generally speaking the swelling associated with hsv encephalitis may last about 1-2 weeks.
However, as the swelling resolves, patients clinical course varies. Some patients may have dramatic improvement, but many patients with hsv encephalitis have long-term neurologic sequelae.

In brief: HSV encephalitis

Generally speaking the swelling associated with hsv encephalitis may last about 1-2 weeks.
However, as the swelling resolves, patients clinical course varies. Some patients may have dramatic improvement, but many patients with hsv encephalitis have long-term neurologic sequelae.
Dr. Jason Adler
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