Is Viral Encephalitis Contagious?


Viral encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue which occurs after a viral infection is present. In most cases this condition is not contagious at all. The virus that caused the condition may be contagious.
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Viral encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain; it's caused by some types of viral infection. Viruses that cause the condition include the West Nile virus, herpes viruses and
Viral encephalitis is usually treated with antiviral drugs including acyclovir, ganciclovir, foscarnet, ribovarin, and AZT.
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Not Medical Advice: Encephalitis can result from certain viral infections passed between humans, or from contact with infected insects, and develop 5 - 10 days.
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