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Meningitis is swelling and irritation (inflammation) of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. This inflammation causes changes in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. See also: Aseptic meningitis; Men...
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- Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy
- Antiviral Therapy
- Steroid prophylaxis (procedure)
A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure usually performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The procedure is sometimes referred to...
Meningitis is an inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. It may cause headache and fever in teens and adults,...