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Brain infection

Brain infection: Introduction

Brain infection: Inflammation of the parietal layer and the brain tissue. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Brain infection, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Brain infection:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Brain infection. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Brain infection

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Brain infection: Symptom Checker

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Brain infection Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Brain infection may include:

  • Acyclovir - mainly used to treat brain infection caused by herpes simplex virus
  • Zovirax - mainly used to treat brain infection caused by herpes simplex virus
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Brain infection: Animations

Brain infection: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Brain infection may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Brain infection: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Brain infection

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the ...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a ...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis....read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »

Brain infection: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Brain infection: Related Rare Diseases

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Brain infection: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Brain infection

The list below shows some of the causes of Brain infection mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Brain infection?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Brain infection. Of the 16 causes of Brain infection that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 14 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Brain infection:

The following list of conditions have 'Brain infection' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Brain infection:

The following list of medical conditions have Brain infection or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Brain infection Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Brain infection based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Brain infection:

    Medical Conditions associated with Brain infection:

    Encephalitis (137 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Infection (1293 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes)

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