The most common neurological infections are:
- Encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain, which can be caused by either bacteria or virus
- Meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord, which can be caused by either bacteria or virus
- HIV, a viral infection that causes AIDS and gradually destroys the body’s immune system
Other neurological infections include:
- Fungal infections
- Parasitic infections
- Prion diseases
- Bacterial infections such as Lyme disease, tuberculosis, syphilis
- Brain abscess
Pain, swelling, redness, impaired function and fever are all characteristics of an infection. There may also be heat at the site of the infected area. In the case of some viral infections, drowsiness, confusion and convulsions may occur.
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