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Brain Infection


  • Encephalitis is most commonly due to viruses, such as herpes simplex. …
  • Infections such as bacterial infections, fungal infections also very common.
  • tuberculosis of brain is also very common in our country.
  • Infections may cause the meninges to become inflamed (meningitis)


  • Fever.
  • Seizures.
  • Headache.
  • Movement disorders.
  • drousiness
  • Sensitivity to light.
  • Sensitivity to sound.
  • Neck stiffness.
  • Loss of consciousness.


treatment of brain infections is mainly by drugs with proper vital and neurological monitoring. we can treat cerebral abscesses with medicines, including antibiotics or drugs to fight a fungal infection. Your healthcare provider may also give you steroid drugs to lower pressure in your brain, or other drugs to prevent seizures. You may sometimes need surgery, especially for larger abscesses or hydrocephalus.


 Diagnosis is by clinical signs and symptoms, contrast-enhanced MRI or CT.