Doctors for Tuberculous Meningitis in Doiwala, Dehradun
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Tuberculous Meningitis is a nervous disorder that strikes the spinal cord and even some parts of the brain that leads to the central nervous system being affected by meningitis. The symptoms experienced include headache and fever and in most cases the symptoms develop gradually. The inflammation is brought about by the bacteria Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and the rupture in the brain and in the spine.
HOW IS TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS DIAGNOSED?
A Neurologist/General Physician diagnoses Tuberculous Meningitis by performing a lumbar puncture to collect a sample of spinal fluid for examination. Other tests to diagnose Tuberculous Meningitis include biopsy of the brain, blood culture, CT scan, and skin test for TB.
HOW IS TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS TREATED?
The treatment of Tuberculosis Meningitis is done through Internal Medicine and by regulating the dosage of the medicines. These may include steroids based drugs if some patients need and other combination drugs can also be prescribed where the doctor feels the patient can recover speedily.
DID YOU KNOW?
If untreated, Tuberculous Meningitis can be life-threatening.