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How long does meningitis take to cure?

Hello sir myself shagun atri my father had meet with an accident on 21st April n on 26th April doctors have diagnosed him with meningitis and from Tuesday he is on ventilors n broad spectrum antibiotics are going on..kindly pls tell me by when he will be alright
Fri, 28 Feb 2020
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Hello,

Meningitis can be fatal in old age people. Antibiotics will be the treatment of choice and generally, five to seven days is required to get a clinical response.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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How long does meningitis take to cure?

Hello, Meningitis can be fatal in old age people. Antibiotics will be the treatment of choice and generally, five to seven days is required to get a clinical response. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician