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Viral infection is the common explanation.
what is viral infection eg
Your daughter can get the virus from the environment commonly.
its my friends daughter
is Encephalitis very serious?#
West nile virus, herpes simplex are such examples.
The encephalitis is due to the inflammation of the brain tissue and can become serious sometimes causing life threatening complications.
Usually, people recover fully with supportive treatment.
she is 4
In case of children the infection can become serious.
West nile virus, herpes simplex is that not sexual transmitted diseases?
But since she is in hospital, hopefully she will recover over time.
sorry I don't follow, why did u say no?
These infections are not transmitted sexually.
they can be contracted from air, water, food anything.
you are confusing genital herpes with herpes simplex --different
damn that is scary
she is in hospital and can she recover without any lasting effects
Yes ofcourse she can in most cases.
close monitoring is necessary which she is getting in the hospital.
she has been there for 2 weeks
does that sound just about right
the recovery is slow can take 4 to 6 weeks even longer.
However she should show signs of improvement by now.
thank u for help