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What is the common treatment for meningitis?
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Depends on cause
Bacterial meningitis is treated with intravenous antibiotics.
Fungal meningitis, such as cryptococcosis, is treated with antifungal drugs. Viral meningitis caused by enterovirus isn't treated. It gets better on its own.

In brief: Depends on cause
Bacterial meningitis is treated with intravenous antibiotics.
Fungal meningitis, such as cryptococcosis, is treated with antifungal drugs. Viral meningitis caused by enterovirus isn't treated. It gets better on its own.
Dr. Joel Gallant
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