Brain Infection (cont.)
Brain Infection Treatment
Self-Care at Home
If you suspect that someone in your household has some kind of brain infection, first, call your doctor or 911 emergency services and follow their advice.
- Provide cooling measures and give temperature-lowering medications to reduce fever.
- If the person is vomiting, put him or her on their side to prevent them from inhaling and choking on the vomit.
- Avoid any strenuous activities, and keep the person on strict bed rest. Always follow the advice of your doctor.
Igor Boyarsky, DO, FACEP, FAAEM
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