The viral side
Some pictures of Viral Meningitis
Viral Meningitis Cell
This is the cell of viral meningitis
Symptoms of viral meningitis
These are some of the symptoms
The difference between the normal spinal chord and the meninges spinal chord
Treatment & Prevention
There is no specific treatment for viral meningitis. Antibiotics do not help viral infections. Most patients completely recover on their own within 7 to 10 days. Hospital stay might be necessary. To prevent this you need to wash your hands thoroughly and often. Clean contaminated surfaces, such as doorknobs, or the TV remote etc. Avoid kissing or sharing a drinking glass, eating utensil, etc. Make sure you and your child are vaccinated. Avoid bites from mosquitoes, and other insects that carry diseases that can infect humans. Control mice and rats.
Signs & Symptoms
Some signs of viral meningitis are nausea, vomiting, photophobia (sensitivity to light), altered mental status. Some symptoms of infants are fever irritability, poor eating, and hard to awaken. The symptoms of viral meningitis usually last 7 to 10 days.