Were you looking for information about Meningitis? Meninigitis is a common misspelling of meningitis.
Meningitis is an infection that occurs in the cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the spinal cord and brain. This infection can affect the nerves and travel to the brain and/or surrounding membranes, causing inflammation that may ultimately lead to bleeding in the brain. Most cases of meningitis are caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Bacterial meningitis is often treated with antibiotics, but no specific treatment is available for viral meningitis (most people completely recover on their own).
(To learn more about this condition, click Meningitis. This article offers information on the other symptoms, possible causes, and transmission methods. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)