How to Treat Meningitis (Spinal Meningitis)?

Answer Meningitis, sometimes referred to as spinal meningitis, is an infection of the fluid that surrounds the brain and the fluid of a person's spinal cord. Meningitis is usually caused by a bacterial or... Read More »

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A child I know had meningitis as a baby. He has had several operations for growth plates in his legs. Hes now been diagonsed with acid erosion of the teeth. Can meningitis cause acid erosion in teeth?

No, anything that happens after several years of the person having meningitis is not in any way connected to meningitis, the acid erosion could be down to the diet he has if it is high in acidity, ... Read More »

Can a dog have meningitis?

Meningitis, also known as meningococcal disease or meningococcal meningitis, can affect dogs. Symptoms of canine meningitis include restlessness, excitability, unusual clumsiness, high temperature ... Read More »

Who first identified meningitis?

There are some who believe that Hippocrates had knowledge of meningitis. The first documented report of a disease that could be attributed as meningitis was by Sir Robert Whytt in 1768.Source:News-... Read More »

When was the first case of meningitis?

Bacterial meningitis was first recorded during an 1805 outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland. It was finally scientifically named Neisseria meningitidis in 1887. Meningitis is thought to have been around... Read More »