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4 hours ago Cryptococcal meningitis, which is caused by a fungus, is the most common form of meningitis in people with HIV. Community living Meningitis is …

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1 hours ago Meningitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. A bacterial or viral infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord usually causes the swelling. However, injuries, cancer, certain drugs, and other types of infections also can cause meningitis.

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1 hours ago There are a number of ways that bacteria can enter the body and cause bacterial meningitis, including respiratory secretions, person-to …

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8 hours ago Meningitis is inflammation of the meninges, the tissue that covers and protects the brain and spinal cord. It is usually caused by an infection but may be caused by cancer, medication, or another inflammatory condition. When meningitis is caused by infection, it is usually bacterial or viral. The infectious causes of meningitis are contagious

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9 hours ago Meningitis is a devastating disease with a high case fatality rate and leading to serious long-term complications (sequelae). Meningitis remains a major global public-health challenge. Epidemics of meningitis are seen across the world, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Many organisms can cause meningitis including bacteria, viruses, fungi

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2 hours ago In infants, meningitis symptoms may include: High fever. Crying that’s constant and gets louder when you hold the baby. Baby seems overly sleepy, sluggish, or inactive. Stiff neck or body. Bulge

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5 hours ago Meningitis is a life-threatening disorder that is most often caused by bacteria or viruses. Before the era of antibiotics, the condition was universally fatal. Nevertheless, even with great innovations in healthcare, the condition still carries a mortality rate of close to 25%.

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7 hours ago Many of the infectious organisms that most commonly cause meningitis can be prevented with vaccination. You can reduce your risk of meningitis and its long-term complications by staying up to date on your recommended immunizations. These include vaccines for mumps, measles, chickenpox, Haemophilus influenzae, pneumococcus, and …

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3 hours ago Meningitis is an infection of the membranes (meninges) surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis can be caused by a bacterial, fungal or viral infection. Meningitis can be acute, with a quick onset of symptoms, it can be chronic, lasting a month or more, or it can be mild or aseptic.

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Just Now Meningitis should be suspected in a patient who presents with fever, meningism, or severe headache. A careful physical examination should be performed of perimeningeal foci, with emphasis on the sinuses, ears, throat, neck, and lungs. A history of exposure to tuberculosis, viral disease, rodents, or …

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3 hours ago Meningitis is a disease caused by an inflammation of the meninges, the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. It's usually caused by a virus, although it can be caused by bacteria, a fungus, or tuberculosis. Treatment for meningitis depends on the specific cause of the disease. Vaccinations can prevent or minimize the incidence of

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8 hours ago Meningitis is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Viral meningitis is the most common and least serious type. Bacterial meningitis is rare, but can be very serious if not treated. Several different viruses and bacteria can cause meningitis, including:

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2 hours ago Meningitis is a condition that causes inflammation of the meninges. The meninges form a protective membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, and contribute to the blood-brain barrier

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Just Now Meningitis is acute or chronic inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges. The most common symptoms are fever, headache, and neck stiffness. Other symptoms include confusion or altered consciousness, nausea, vomiting, and an inability to tolerate light or loud noises. Young children often exhibit …

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4 hours ago Bacterial meningitis is the most serious form. Without treatment, bacterial meningitis can cause paralysis, stroke, seizures, sepsis, …

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8 hours ago The causes of noninfectious meningitis may not be avoidable. Therefore, if individuals are at risk of noninfectious meningitis, understanding the symptoms and seeking prompt medical attention may

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3 hours ago In extreme cases, these can cause brain damage, stroke, or even death. Inflammation of the meninges, the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord, is called meningitis; inflammation of the brain itself is called encephalitis. Myelitis refers to inflammation of the spinal cord. When both the brain and the spinal cord are involved, the

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