6 doctors weighed in:
How is viral meningitis treated?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Acyclovir
The most serious viral infection is herpes.
The only available treatment is acyclovir. Certain viral epidemics occur that may be protected by immunization shots. Most viral infections of the brain resolve on their own. Supportive care is the only and best treatment.

In brief: Acyclovir
The most serious viral infection is herpes.
The only available treatment is acyclovir. Certain viral epidemics occur that may be protected by immunization shots. Most viral infections of the brain resolve on their own. Supportive care is the only and best treatment.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not
Unless due to herpes simplex, most forms of viral meningitis are self-limited and there is little or any specific treatment indicated.

In brief: Not
Unless due to herpes simplex, most forms of viral meningitis are self-limited and there is little or any specific treatment indicated.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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