HHV-6 encephalitis


A rare condition that usually occurs in immunocompromised people such as those undergoing transplants or HIV patients. The condition causes neurological symptoms.


Neurological symptoms 

  • Disoreintation 
  • Short-term memory loss 
  • Convulsion 
  • Coma 
  • Hypopnea 
  • Fever 
  • Seizures 
  • Headache 
  • Stiff neck 
  • Vomiting 
  • Difficulty coordinating movements 
  • Photophobia


signs and symptoms of HHV-6 encephalitis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed HHV-6 encephalitis symptoms.