The brain and Spinal Cord are part of our central nervous system. It controls the maximum functions of our body and mind. It can become a life-threatening condition when the central nervous system of the body has been infected.
However, children are more prone to this critical neurological condition due to their weak immune systems.
In the cases of these infections, you should consult the neurologist immediately to start the treatment. The most common causes behind neurological infection are viruses, bacteria, and fungus.
The bacterial or fungal infection affects the neurological system of your body. Symptoms of such infections are:
You find that your child is facing neurological symptoms and then visit the neurologist immediately. The neurologist will perform some tests to check the level of infection in your child. Then, the treatment of the child will start after seeing the results of the tests.
Neurologists decide the treatment procedure based on the level of the neurological infection. They check the type and location of the infection while doing the treatment of the patient.
Fungal CNS or bacterial infections treatment includes giving steroids to reduce brain swelling, antibiotics, intravenous (IV) fluids, and anticonvulsants to control seizures. Many infections of these types can resolve without anti-viral treatment.
On the other hand, the patient suffering from a neurological infection needs support and care from the family members. It is a long-lasting brain injury in the person.
The type of effective anti-viral medication is CNS herpes to cure the simplex viral infection. The child suffering from a neurological infection should get the medicine immediately to reduce the effects of the disease.
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