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Symptoms and treatments for meningitis

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

In Henrico Dr. Shenna Keene is treating meningitis.

We discuss the symptoms and treatments in this week's Neighborhood Health Watch.

Symptoms include neck stiffness, headache, light sensitivity, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills and mental status changes.

You should seek immediate medical attention if you have symptoms of meningitis.

Antibiotics treat bacterial meningitis but will not help with viral meningitis. Often patients are treated with iv fluids and medications.

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