Could amoebas live in the water of a swimming pool that's over 26 degrees and cause meningitis?
No, most pools in Arizona are about 32 degrees celsius or 89 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer
There is a great deal of fascinating information available about amoebas. If you are interested in only a basic amount, a quick look in an encyclopedia (in bound or online form) might be enough to provide you with a great deal of information about information about amoebas. If you wish to further your knowledge and understanding of amoebas, you could pursue more information at your local public library. Some great scientific sites online are also…
I have seen only one patient of meningitis, that too during my internship. The patient was lying of bed with extended neck. The face of the patient was anxious. I tried to flex his neck. He was made to sit but neck could not be flexed. You have to go for lumber puncture and microscopic examination of such patient. You get cobweb formation in the fluid in case of tuberculous meningitis.
Meningitis is a sign of disease, rather than a disease. As an inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord it is taken as an indication that something is wrong. A variety of agents could cause the inflammation including bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc. So it's not that meningitis affects the cells of the nervous system, it's that one of more of these agents have caused the meningitis and might very well do…
A child I know had meningitis as a baby. He has had several operations for growth plates in his legs. Hes now been diagonsed with acid erosion of the teeth. Can meningitis cause acid erosion in teeth?
No, anything that happens after several years of the person having meningitis is not in any way connected to meningitis, the acid erosion could be down to the diet he has if it is high in acidity, like fruit juice, fizzy drinks. Milk teeth are also more prone to have acid erosion because the enamel is much weaker than adult teeth.