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Tuberculosis meningitis mode of transmission

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Is tuberculosis meningitis completely curable and contagious?

hi, my sister who is 39 years old got tuberculosis maningitis this year in the month of june and she is still under medication. She is not gaining weight at all, sometimes she will gain and reduce ...
 

What causes stiffness in neck and headache while having tuberculosis meningitis?

Hi Doctor, My husband just finished his course of medicine for Tuberculosis Meningitis since October last year. However now, since yesterday morning, he experienced stiff neck followed by severe ...
 

Tuberculosis meningitis, protein 496, lymphocytes 90%, fever 100-101. Rifamicin dosage?

Hi Doc my wife has been identified with tuburculos meningitis as her protien was 496 / lympocytes 90% after lumber tap..she spent 5 days in ICU & now she is on akt 4 treatment. 01 Large Tablet after ...
 

Had surgery 8years back for Hydrocephalus due to Tuberculosis meningitis. is it possible to remove shunt tubing ?

my younger brother age about 28 years has a surgery 8 years ago for Hydrocephalus due to Tuberculosis meningitis. a shunt (flexible tube) was placed within the brain to allow CSF to flow around ...
 

What causes vision not to return after cataract surgery after tuberculosis of eye?

, patient could see clearly before the operation. Doctor now suspecting tuberculosis meningitis ...My mother had an eye infection which was diagnosed as tuberculosis of the eye, she had medicine ...
 

How long does it take to recover from thigh bone damage?

Hi! My sister is suffering from tuberculosis meningitis from past 3 and a half years. Presently she has recovered from TB, but sometimes she gets FIDS due to headache. She also had a thigh bone damage ...
 

Suggest treatment for cryptococcal meningitis and pulmonary tuberculosis

Tomorrow I will be visiting my cousin in the hospital who has been diagnosed and being treated with Cryptococcal Meningitis and pulmonary tuberculosis. I have a poor immune system myself and easily get sick ...
 

Having bilateral miliary tuberculosis with multi-organ involvement including meninges. What is the permanent solution?

in 2006. In 2012, he was detected having bilateral miliary tuberculosis with multi-organ involvement including meninges , ATT with standard regimen has been given for last 7 months but limited improvement. I ...
 

Suggest treatment for lymph node tuberculosis

meningitis tuberculosis and wanted to ask whether it is infectious. exposed my family very closely. he had ...my father in law diagnosed with lymph node tuberculosis. my whole family in very close contact ...
 

Painful throat, difficulty swallowing, non active TB. Tested for strep, tested for meningitis, negative. What is it?

then started doing blood test and everything came back negative except meningitis. It seemed to to away again ... this be? Side note I have also recently been diagnosed with the non active tuberculosis. ...
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What causes vomiting and fever with negative CT and MRI tests?

/viral infection and also suspected tuberculosis meningitis and started the antibiotic 4 tablets plus one injection ... on 12th. Dr, pl. tell me what is her actual disease? Is that tb meningitis? What we have to do now ...
 

Diagnosed with TB meningitis, on medicines. Awaiting drug sensitivity report. Right treatment procedure?

Dear doctors, My sister (Age 23) was suffering from miliary tuberculosis 5 months back and she was diagnosed with TB meningitis 2 month back. She is shown with all the symptoms of meningitis, she ...
 

What are the symptoms of meningitis?

I woke up with slight stiff neck and slight upper ba ck pain. got bad headache, sides of head. no fever no diarrhea , but slightly nauseous. No fever but I am taking antibiotics for precautionary measure for tooth. mouth feels good. my concern is...
 

Suggest treatment for viral meningitis

I had viral meningitis about 2 months ago, got strep, throat swelled up way too much so they had to give me cortisone , then penicillin for the strep. Not long after, I noticed this on my feet ...
 

Is meningitis infection contagious?

issue is...... In the emergency room, the doctor said it could be meningitis because those are some of the symptoms, Meningitis though is VERY contagious. I have continued to kiss him while he was sick...every day ...
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