Encephalitis Topic Guide
Encephalitis: Encephalitis is an acute infection and inflammation of the brain itself. This is in contrast to meningitis, which is an inflammation of the layers covering the brain. Encephalitis symptoms and signs include headache, fever, fatigue, seizures, and photophobia. Treatment depends upon the cause of the encephalitis.
Mumps Mumps is a disease, usually of children, caused by a virus. With mumps, your salivary glands swell. Symptoms and signs include fever, headache, gland swelling, testicular pain, abdominal pain, seizure, difficulty swallowing, and orchitis. Mumps treatment focuses on relieving symptoms.
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