Encephalitis (Inflammation of the Brain)

About- Encephalitis is the inflammation of the brain that mostly occurs due to viral infection rarely due to bacteria or even fungi infection.
 
Symptoms-
Encephalitis Agitation
Encephalitis Body stiffness
Encephalitis Bulging in the soft spots (fontanels) of an infant's skull
Encephalitis Coma
Encephalitis Confusion
Encephalitis Drowsiness
Encephalitis Fatigue or weakness
Encephalitis Fever
Encephalitis Hallucinations
Encephalitis Headache
Encephalitis Hearing problem
Encephalitis Irritability
Encephalitis Joint pain
Encephalitis Lethargy
Encephalitis Loss of sensation or paralysis in certain areas of the face or body
Encephalitis Muscle pain and weakness
Encephalitis Nausea and vomiting
Encephalitis Poor feeding
Encephalitis Seizures
Encephalitis Sensitivity to light
Encephalitis Slower movements
Encephalitis Speech problem
Encephalitis Stiff neck
Encephalitis Unconsciousness
 
Causes-
Herpes simplex virus is the most common cause of
Encephalitis. Other common viruses are
Encephalitis Cytomegalovirus
Encephalitis Enteroviruses
Encephalitis Epstein-Barr virus
Encephalitis Rubella
Encephalitis HIV
Encephalitis Measles 
Encephalitis Mosquito-borne viruses
Encephalitis Mumps
Encephalitis Rabies virus
Encephalitis Tick-borne viruses
Encephalitis The Varicella-zoster virus which causes chickenpox and shingles
 
Specialists to visit
Neurologist General Physician
Neurologist Infectious Disease Doctor
Neurologist Neurologist
Neurologist Pediatrician

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.encephalitis.info/
https://www.nhs.uk

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