Encephalitis is an inflammation or infection of brain parenchyma (brain matter). Most important cause is by virus. Japanese B virus is prevalent in North India especially Bihar and West Bengal and is seasonal. Starting from April to October. The symptoms starts with fever, headache, vomiting, body aches, necck stiffness, convulsions and coma. It is a serious condition and needs urgent medical care. Another encephalitis is Herpes having very rapid course and can occur throughout the year. If Herpes encephalitis is suspected, antiviral drugs are available which helps in recovery.
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my mom has been diagnosed with encephalitis. Test results from spinal fluid were negative. these tests were westnile virus, lyme disease, herpes simplex virus, valley fever, all negative. Please help with what other tests to find out what caused her to get this horrible infection.
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7 yrs ago found out i had dandy walker syndrome, 3yrs ago found out i had west nile at one time in past, recovered from alcoholism 5 yrs.ago (been sober), got bit by unidentified insect. Lyme specialist, by ,clinical observation and Igenex lab showed 41 kda igg positive and igm indeterminate. Also said it could be herpes simplex. I have mcs where i cant take medicines. Now i have adrenal fatigue and leukocytes are rising and fluctuating..I am allergic to alot of foods. I am zo tired doctors cant help or wont. They think i m nuts. Also been having encephalitis symptoms, rashes and hives and swelling. Gi problems major. Thinking a about going to Mayo.,
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