Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Japanese Encephalitis Treatment

Treatment for Japanese encephalitis usually includes rest, oral fluids, and acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain and fever control. Treatment for severe Japanese encephalitis may include intravenous fluids, medications for seizures, and medications to control swelling in the brain.

Treatment options for Japanese encephalitis include:

Japanese Encephalitis Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat Japanese encephalitis:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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