What are signs and symptoms of Meningitis?

March 12 22:43 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an infection of the membranes and nervous system of the tissues. It is known as meninges. Their role is to protect the central nervous system and is caused by the bacteria, viruses as well as fungi along with the parasites. Viruses are the most common type of infection followed by the bacteria. It can lead to even death. It involves all the age groups. They can spread easily so one must prevent its transmission as soon as possible.

What are the signs and symptoms of Meningitis?

It includes the chills along with the fever, headache, light sensitivity and a confusion. There is sleepiness along with the sore throat. The stiff neck is seen along with the seizures. The delirium occurs in children mainly.

How Meningitis can be diagnosed?

It includes the use of visual examination and a patient history.

How Meningitis can be treated?

It includes that there is no specific treatment for this disorder. One must identify the cause for it and must act against it.

How Meningitis can be prevented?

It includes the avoidance of any irritating factor. One must avoid alcohol, tobacco and cigarette smoking.

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