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01 Feb 2008

encephalitis
my nephew (in his teens) has been diagosed with this.

anyone know much about this, I've found its a viral infec, which can be quite serious, but can't find much more than that. is it contagious??

I'm 30 wks preg. he's in hospital. can I go visit him?? please, I'm one of those paranoid pregnant people, don't want to take unnessary risks.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

This is similar to meningitis. Some types are very contagious. If you can find out from his doctor what type it is, that's fine. Otherwise, play it safe and don't visit.

Best wishes
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