Brain Infection

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Definition

Brain Infection is a medical condition where there is an infection in the brain. It is commonly called encephalitis.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis includes undergoing CBC, chest X-rays, CT Scan, MRI Scan and VDRL Tests to rule out other medical conditions such as nervous system syphilis among others.

Treatment

Treatment includes administration of antimicrobial medicines for possible infections, seotonin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes seizures, fever, chilling, vomiting, neck pain, weakness and sudden loss of weight.

Causes

It is said to be cause by an infection in the brain infection due to head trauma, medications, carbon monoxide exposure, withdrawal from alcohol, temporal arthritis, lesions and tumors.

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