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How can I manage my subdural empyema on a daily basis?

If you think you may have subdural empyema, you should not try to manage it yourself. Subdural empyema is considered a medical emergency, so you should get medical attention immediately. Left untreated - by surgically removing the pus and administering antibiotics - it can progress quickly and become life-threatening.

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How does subdural empyema affect the body?
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Subdural empyema develops because an infection enters the space between the middle and outer layers ...
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How is subdural empyema diagnosed?
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To diagnose subdural empyema, your doctor will first question you about your symptoms. They will the...
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How do medications treat subdural empyema?
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Medications have an important role in the treatment of subdural empyema. To fight the infection, you...
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What causes subdural empyema?
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Subdural empyema is an infection caused by bacteria that inhabit the space between the middle and ou...
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