MENINGITIS

can be a bacterial, viral or fungi based infection which results in the inflammation of the meninges membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms can include- high fever, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck and a general headache. These symptoms are typically associated with the common cold which results in confusion.

MENINGITIS: "Meningitis can be caused by a bacterial, viral or fungi based infection which, if left untreated can result in a loss of cognitive function due to the inflammation of the meninges membranes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENINGITIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/meningitis/ (accessed January 26, 2020).
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