What are the signs and symptoms of SLE?
The incubation period of SLE is between four and 21 days, with most cases being asymptomatic. The signs and symptoms of St. Louis encephalitis may become more severe as the disease progresses. Common symptoms include:
  • Sudden fever
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Stiff neck

Symptoms that are serious enough to cause emergency medical attention may also include loss of consciousness, poor responsiveness, coma, seizures, muscle weakness or paralysis, sudden severe dementia, and memory loss (either short term or long term).

Remember, not all people with SLE develop the same symptoms, if any.

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1. What Is St. Louis encephalitis (SLE)?
2. What is being done in Memphis to prevent SLE?
3. What are the signs and symptoms of SLE?
4. What are the causes?
5. What are the risk factors of SLE?
6. What is the screening / diagnosis process?
7. What are some of the complications associated with SLE?
8. What are the treatment options?
9. What are some preventative measures I can take to prevent SLE?
10. Where can I find additional information about SLE?