Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Herpes Encephalitis Treatment

Treatment for herpes encephalitis often includes intravenous fluids, antiviral medications, medications to control nausea, and acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain and fever control.

Treatment for herpes encephalitis may include:

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Herpes Encephalitis Specialists

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat herpes encephalitis:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Herpes Encephalitis References
  1. Kimberlin DW. Management of HSV encephalitis in adults and neonates: diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. Herpes. 2007 Jun;14(1):11-6. [17848213]
  2. Whitley RJ. Herpes simplex encephalitis: adolescents and adults. Antiviral Res. 2006 Sep;71(2-3):141-8. Epub 2006 Apr 25. [16675036]
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