About treatment of infected meningitis

infected meningitis

What is the Infected meningitis?

infected meningitis

We know that Infected meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges when fluid surrounding the meninges becomes infected and then occurs in meningitis. There are three membranes of meninges that cover the brain and spinal cord.

What are the pathogens?

As a doctor, We can say there are three types of pathogens-

  1. Hemophilus influenza
  2. Streptococcus pneumonia
  3. Nesseria meningitidis

About 75 to 80% of cases after neonatal period.

What are the silent features?

  1. Silent features
  2. Fever with prominent headache
  3. Neck stiffness
  4. Photophobia
  5. Nausea and Vomiting
  6. Infants-mild behavioral changes with a low  great fever

Approximately 15% of all patients and 40% of older patients demonstrate focal cerebral damage.

What are the causes of meningitis?

Causes of meningitis: We know that the most common causes of meningitis are viral and bacterial infections.

Other causes

  1. Influenza
  2. Mums
  3. HIV
  4. Measles
  5. Herpes viruses

What are the factors of meningitis?

Factors of meningitis: Factors are discussed given below-

  1. Skipping vaccinations
  2. Age
  3.  Living in a community setting
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Immune system

What are the Preventions of Meningitis?

Prevention of meningitis: We can prevent meningitis by this process-

  1. Healthy lifestyle
  2. Rest
  3. No smoking
  4. Avoid affected people
  5. No vaccinations

What is the Investigation?

Investigation of meningitis: Some common investigations are given below-

  1. CBC with ESR
  2. CSF- analysis

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What is the Treatment of Meningitis?

Treatment of meningitis: As a doctor, We can be recommended treatment by health care providers because it is a life-threatening disease. So affected persons must go there.

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