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Are there official recommendations for treating bacterial meningitis?

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In brief: Yes

They vary by age of patient and severity of illness, but they always include antibiotics, almost always a spinal tap, and sometimes steroids.

In brief: Yes

They vary by age of patient and severity of illness, but they always include antibiotics, almost always a spinal tap, and sometimes steroids.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Serious infection needs IV antibiotics usually 3rd or 4th generation.
symptoms are headache, vomiting, fever and stiff neck coma.

In brief: Yes

Serious infection needs IV antibiotics usually 3rd or 4th generation.
symptoms are headache, vomiting, fever and stiff neck coma.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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