Where can spinal meningitis be found?
Spinal menigitis are different kinds of bacteria that can be found in your ear ,mouth, throat and nose that sometimes give you spinal menigitis. Scientists still dont know what causes the bacteria to go out of control and enter your spinal cord and messes with the joints. ...
What are medicinal properties of arsenicum?
Arsenicum album is a homeopathic medicine as remedy for fear of death,vertigo,anoemia of the brain,hydrocephalus,cerebo spinal menigitis,antharax,herpes,sciatical,eucorrehoea,larymgitis,cancer of tongue. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Bacteria
Can you get bacterial menigitis from mold?
No. Mold is a fungus, not a bacteria. You can get mycotoxin exposure to certain types of mold, which will make you very sick, and can even be fatal in high enough concentrations. However, you can only get bacterial meningitis from certain bacterial infections. ...
Asked in Health
Can abscesses form several months after accident Can abscesses take several months to be caught showing up only when mengitis is diagnoised?
Menigitis was diagnoised. Testing showed several abscesses in back then also right hip. Can these abscesses be caused from a car accident 4 months ago? ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Tetanus
What are the side effects of the menigitis shot?
The side effects that are associated with the meningitis shot may be mild or serious. The most common side effects are redness and pain at the site of the injection. Very rare side effects include fever and an allergic reaction within minutes to hours of receiving the vaccine. ...
Asked in Meningitis
How you get menigitis?
The most common causes of meningitis are viral infections that resolve without treament. Enteroviruses comprise 85 to 95 Percent of al viral meningitis including echoviruses and coxacie viruses Herpes viruses Epstien Bar virus "EBV" Cytomegalovirus "CMV" HIV Varicella zoster virus. ...
Asked in Health
Can menigitis be present without fever?
Yes- in immune compromised individuals such as neonates, the elderly, or HIV/cancer chemotherapy patients one may see either little or no rise in body temperature, or actually a decrease in body temperature with overwhelming infection (usually sepsis but could be with meningitis, too.) The sina quo non of meningitis are "minengial irritation signs" -- headache, stiff neck, photophobia, +/- decreased level of consciousness (a late, ominous sign). That said - I have only seen one or two cases of suspected meningitis w/o fever. ...
Asked in Meningitis
Can bacterial menigitis leave any affects in later life?
I had bactirial meningitis at age 7, in 1950 and was treated with massive doses of penicillin. I survived! I suffered from severe migraines from about age 11 until about age 40. Was diagnosed with fibromialgia at 45. At age 68 I have pain in hips, knees lower legs and feet. I am taking a generic form of Neurontin which help with nerve pain. I just started taking it and noticed that it works but, it wears off and then I...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Meningitis
How is meningitis spread?
The menigitis virus hangs around in the back of your throat. It infects the saliva and the nasal passages. Here are possible ways to transmit the virus. -Sneezing (without covering) -Coughing (without covering) -Kissing -Sharing eating utensils -Sharing water bottles, pop bottles, etc. Meningitis can not be spread by breathing in the same air as an infected person or just by standing close to them. Disgusting but true fact: 10% of the World's population carries the meningitis virus without manifesting symptoms (Meaning they have the virus, but...
Is meningitis contagious after antibiotic treatment?
Meningitis is contagious. It can be spread by coming into contact with an infected person's respiratory secretions. Small children who are not yet toilet trained and their caretakers may also spread the virus. Not everyone who is infected with meningitis will actually get the disease. Therefore, it is not always obvious when you are at risk for infection. When it comes to personal hygiene, common sense can help prevent the spread of viral meningitis. This may include: washing hands often disinfecting surfaces with chlorine bleach...
Asked in Medication and Drugs, Antibiotics
Is ciprofloxacin 500mg taran used for the treatment of cellulitis?
My doctor or should I say the doctor in the hospital I was just at, proscribed it for me. I am a 27 year old male living in CT., who was bitten by what I thought was a mosquito in the ankle. Six days later horrible head-ache, never ending fever, chills, aches+pains, and a neck as stiff as a board. Thought I was dying! Flu Symptons times 10!! Doctors office, blood test, yada yada yada all came back fine. Thow, my...
Asked in Spina Bifida
Definition Myelomeningocele is a birth defect in which the backbone and spinal canal do not close before birth. The condition is a type of spina bifida. Alternative Names Spina bifida; Cleft spine Causes, incidence, and risk factors Normally, during the first month of a pregnancy, the two sides of the spine (or backbone) join together to cover the spinal cord, spinal nerves and meninges (the tissues covering the spinal cord). Spina bifida refers to any birth defect involving incomplete closure of the spine. Myelomeningocele is the most...
What is Spinal Menigitis?
What is Spinal Meningitis? Meningitis is an infection that causes inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Non-bacterial meningitis is often referred to as "aseptic meningitis." Bacterial meningitis may be referred to as "purulent meningitis." Causes, incidence, and risk factors The most common causes of meningitis are viral infections that usually resolve without treatment. However, bacterial infections of the meninges are extremely serious illnesses, and may result in death or brain damage, even if treated. Meningitis is also caused by fungi, chemical irritation, drug...
Your head is throbbing. Your throat is burning. You're coughing nonstop, and your whole body aches. This is no run-of-the-mill cold. You may have the flu. Let's talk about influenza, also known as the flu. Winter is a time for sledding, snowball fights, and flu. Every winter, millions of Americans come down with this respiratory ailment and feel absolutely miserable. Like the common cold, the flu is caused by a virus. But with the flu, it's the influenza virus that makes people so...