Prevention of Bacterial meningitis
Prevention of Bacterial meningitis:
Methods of prevention of Bacterial meningitis mentioned in various sources
includes those listed below.
This prevention information is gathered from various sources,
and may be inaccurate or incomplete.
None of these methods guarantee prevention of Bacterial meningitis.
- Avoid sharing saliva - avoids contagion of meningococcal disease
- Avoid sharing food or drink
- Avoid sharing cigarrettes
- Avoid sharing mouthguards
- Avoid sharing cosmetics
- Avoid droplet or fluid contagion - mainly for bacterial meningitis.
- Hand washing
- Avoid touching face
- Avoid contact with known cases
- Preventive antibiotics - usually only for known contacts of a confirmed case of bacterial meningitis.
Clinical Trials for Bacterial meningitis
Some of the clinical trials for Bacterial meningitis include:
Latest Treatments for Bacterial meningitis
Some of the more recent treatments for Bacterial meningitis include:
Treatments for Bacterial meningitis
Treatments to consider for Bacterial meningitis may include:
- Emergency hospitalization
- Measures to reduce pressure within the brain. If meningitis is causing pressure within the brain, corticosteroid medicines such as dexamethasone may be given to adults or children
- Measures to reduce fever. Medicines such as acetaminophen (Tylenol), fluids, and good room ventilation reduce fever
- Measures to prevent seizures. Medicines such as phenobarbital or dilantin can help stop seizures
- Oxygen therapy
- more treatments...»
Prevention Claims: Bacterial meningitis
Information on prevention of Bacterial meningitis comes from many sources.
There are some sources that claim preventive benefits
for many different diseases for various products.
We may present such information
in the hope that it may be useful,
however, in some cases claims of Bacterial meningitis prevention may be
dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine.
Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment,
or change of treatment plans with your doctor
or professional medical specialist.