Viral meningitis

Overview

Viral meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes (meninges) surrounding the brain and spinal cord, caused by a viral infection.

Symptoms

Telltale symptoms of this condition include headache, fever, and a stiff neck.

Treatments

Usually there's no specific treatment for viral meningitis. Symptoms resolve on their own in 7 to 10 days.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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