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Understanding viral bacterial fungal meningitis

Know The Difference Between Viral, Bacterial And Fungal Meningitis

Meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, may seem like a complex condition at first glance. It is important, however, to understand the differences between its various forms: viral, bacterial and fungal. These three categories of meningitis have distinct characteristics, symptoms and treatments. By understanding

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The Deadly Difference Between Viral and Bacterial Meningitis

There are several different types of meningitis, each with its own set of symptoms, treatments, and potential outcomes. It’s most often the result of a viral or a bacterial infection. Viral meningitis can be caused by several different viruses and is the most common type of meningitis in older children

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How is meningitis diagnosed?

Meningitis is a serious condition that can cause life-long complications even in those who survive. These complications can include hearing loss, strokes, seizures, and paralysis. There are different types of meningitis, each with their own set of risks and complications. What is Meningitis? Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes

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How To Recognize The Symptoms Of Meningitis ACWY?

Meningitis is when the fluid and the membranes or meninges around the brain and spinal cord become inflamed due to viral or bacterial infections. While viral meningitis is the least serious and most common, bacterial meningitis is rare and is caused by several meningococcal bacteria, including A, C, W, and

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What Are The Side Effects Of The MenB Vaccine?

What Are The Side Effects Of The MenB Vaccine?

The MenB vaccine is offered as part of a suite of vaccinations for babies and infants. It is given to babies at 8 weeks, 16 weeks, and 1 year old. It generally has a very good safety record but as with any vaccination, the MenB vaccine can have side effects.

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