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Posted by Sarah Cunningham on 25 February 2015
Hi everyone my names Sarah, I have had meningitis twice, I caught Bacterial meningitis type B and septicemia when I was 18, and Viral Meningitis when i was 19. I am now 21 and my immune system is so low that I am constantly ill. I haven't recieved any help since suffering from Meningitus twice, I was discharged and that was it, no check ups, nothing.
The first time I caught bacterial meningitis I had just finished a shift at work, I cried all night and woke up with 4 paramedics in my room, I was rushed to the resusitation unit and kept...
Posted by Martina Fearon on 14 February 2015
My husband has just come home from hospital having been there for two weeks. He initially had what seemed to be a tummy bug for 5 days, followed by an excruciating head ache, high temperature and tremors. He also experienced urinary retention. The hospital failed to work out what was wrong with him as all the blood tests etc. came back clear. They did a lumbar puncture test on him and that also came back clear, but all of his symptoms had stopped by the time this was carried out. The neurologist believes he has a strain of viral meningitis...
Posted by Angela Davies on 15 January 2015
My 16 year old daughter has just been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome.
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