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Can viral meningitis cause memory loss? Can i get it again? I had viral meningitis in 2010 was hospitalized. But i tend to get the same symtoms allot.

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Usually not

Viral meningitis itself should not cause memory loss, but if it is associated with encephalitis, it can cause memory loss.
If you are having some symptoms please get checked with the neurologist.

In brief: Usually not

Viral meningitis itself should not cause memory loss, but if it is associated with encephalitis, it can cause memory loss.
If you are having some symptoms please get checked with the neurologist.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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