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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Encephalitis means irritation and inflammation of brain which is usually caused by infection. Encephalitis caused by virus, a bug, is known as viral encephalitis.
Doctors recommend that you get enough rest while sick with encephalitis. Rest is important because if your brain is swelling, it needs rest in order to heal. Sleep can help your body
Viral encephalitis is usually treated with antiviral drugs including acyclovir, ganciclovir, foscarnet, ribovarin, and AZT.
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