Meningitis | Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Prevention & Treatment

4. Tuberculous meningitis (TB meningitis)

It can be fatal, so hospitalization and treatment are necessary once TB meningitis is suspected.

The treatment primarily depends on specific antibiotic combinations called anti-tuberculous drugs. It takes 6 to 9 months for full recovery according to the patient’s response. The physician may also prescribe steroids in these cases.