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How do you treat fungal meningitis?

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Though very rare, fungal meningitis usually affects people with other underlying medical conditions. You'll get antifungal medications in the hospital that can fight this rare type of infection. You'll also need liquids to prevent dehydration and drugs to control pain and fever.

From: Diagnosis and Treatment of Meningitis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Shmaefsky, B.   Chelsea House Publications, 2004. Meningitis (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics),

Journal of Emergency MedicineStreptococcus pneumoniae : “Marked elevation of cerebrospinal fluid white blood cell count: An unusual case of  meningitis, differential diagnosis, and a brief review of current epidemiology and treatment recommendations.”

Drugs : “Bacterial meningitis in children: Critical review of current concepts.”

Southern Medical Journal : “Clinical Description and Follow-up Investigation of Human West Nile Virus Cases.”

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on February 02, 2019

SOURCES:

Shmaefsky, B.   Chelsea House Publications, 2004. Meningitis (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics),

Journal of Emergency MedicineStreptococcus pneumoniae : “Marked elevation of cerebrospinal fluid white blood cell count: An unusual case of  meningitis, differential diagnosis, and a brief review of current epidemiology and treatment recommendations.”

Drugs : “Bacterial meningitis in children: Critical review of current concepts.”

Southern Medical Journal : “Clinical Description and Follow-up Investigation of Human West Nile Virus Cases.”

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on February 02, 2019

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