Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Usually the cause is a viral infection, but bacteria can also cause it. It can be mild or severe. Most cases are mild. You may have flu-like symptoms. With a mild case, you may just need rest, plenty of fluids, and a pain reliever.

Severe cases need immediate treatment. Symptoms of severe cases include:

(Read more)

Results 1 - 10 of 252 for encephalitis
  1. Encephalitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Usually the cause is a viral infection, but bacteria can ...
  2. Encephalitis is irritation and swelling (inflammation) of the brain, most often due to infections. ... Encephalitis is a rare condition. It occurs more often in the first year of life and decreases ...
  3. ... severe forms of disease are called West Nile encephalitis or West Nile meningitis, depending on what part ... infection, the outlook is more uncertain. West Nile encephalitis or meningitis may lead to brain damage and ...
  4. Encephalitis (Nemours Foundation)  
    Encephalitis/Teenagers ... Encephalitis ... Nemours Foundation ... insephalitus, ensephalitus, ensefalitus, ensefalitis, insefalitis, inflammation of the brain, swelling ...
  5. Japanese Encephalitis: Frequently Asked Questions (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Encephalitis/Specifics ... Encephalitis ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... <p>Information on Japanese Encephalitis. Provided by the U.S. Centers for ...
  6. Encephalitis (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Encephalitis/Children ... Encephalitis ... Nemours Foundation ... drowsiness, coma, seizures, nausea, vomiting, brain, my child has encephalitis, dizziness, confusion, ...
  7. Meningitis and Encephalitis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Encephalitis/Start Here ... Encephalitis ... Meningitis/Start Here ... Meningitis ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... From the National Institutes ...
  8. Travelers' Health: Japanese Encephalitis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Encephalitis/Specifics ... Encephalitis ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Information about how to order the U.S. government publication about traveling ...
  9. Encephalitis Lethargica From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Encephalitis lethargica is a disease characterized by high fever, headache, double vision, delayed physical and mental response, ... and behavioral changes including psychosis. The cause of encephalitis lethargica is unknown. Between 1917 to 1928, an ...
  10. Rasmussen's Encephalitis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Rasmussen’s encephalitis (RE) is a very rare, chronic inflammatory neurological disease that usually affects only one hemisphere (half) of ... of the body (hemiparesis), inflammation of the brain (encephalitis), and mental
previous · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · next