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Prophylaxis for meningococcal meningitis

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Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

I'm a black man with a history of meningitis. spinal and meningococcal meningitis in my life time. Later on I was diagnosed with SLE lupus What are the possibility I was misdiagnosed in the past Ask ... View answer

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Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I'm a black man with a history of meningitis. spinal and meningococcal meningitis in my life time. Later on I was diagnosed with SLE lupus What are the possibility I was misdiagnosed in the past Ask ... View answer

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Dr.  Neeraj Kumar MD

hi, if a patient is diagnosed with meningitis, is there a need to put the patient on Phenytoin as a prophylaxis for Seizures? kindly provide me also with a guideline, publication or an article supporting ... View answer

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Dr.  Dariush Saghafi MD

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... View answer

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Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

really starting to worry about it being an aneurysm or meningitis , especially since I just saw a story on the news about a teenage girl that died of meningitis after complaining of headaches . Does this... View answer

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Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

I m a 3rd year medical student, and I just read about meningococcal meningitis, the massive textbook I m using (which is up to date) said primary treatment should be with benzylpenicillin ... View answer

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Dr. Finu Mathew MD

. On the second occasio, his jaw was clenched and he was salivating He was diagnosed with mollarets meningitis ... View answer

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Dr.  Veera Raghava Rao. Buddha. MD

had come down w/ viral meningitis . Although I m starting to feel better, I do have some concerns ... meningitis or something I should be concerned about? Thank you for your time in addressing my concerns.... View answer

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Dr.  Veera Raghava Rao. Buddha. MD

My fiancé has fungal meningitis ... Is he going to be ok? He has been in ICU for almost two weeks, I see him everyday... Is he going to be ok??????? :( ... View answer

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Dr. Nupur K MD

worried that it might be something serious like meningitis or something else equally as aweful. How can i ... View answer

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Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

HI and thanks for posting. Yes, it is. Vaccinating youths especially those going to college against meningococcal meningitis is highly recommended. Generally, if you can get a vaccine, get it because it is...