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Posted by Kira .K on 28 January 2013
Hi April last year my 6year old brother caught very bad meningits and was in hospital for a month and he is now home but i dont understand what is wrong with him as he has not woken up yet as if he is in some sort of coma all he does is eat sleep and laugh and opens his eyes and there is no sort of communication he is unable to walk or speak he just lies in bed but if he hears noise he will tilt his head , as he lives abroad i dont no the full details doctors say he will recover but it will take time i want to no has this meningits left some...
Posted by Lisa Cochrun on 28 January 2013
I just came across this website after searching for my increased health problems and worsening mental condition. I am 40 years old and contracted spinal meningitis when I was 3 years old in 1973. From what I have been told by my family, everything regarding treatment was experimental. I almost died a few times, underwent surgery because it spread to my left hip joint and had to be "scraped out." I was in isolation for several months, my family was told I would have brain damage. I kept fighting and then the doctors said I would never...
Posted by Eileen Ward on 05 January 2013
My husband is in hospital with bacterial meningitis, this is the 4th time in last 9 months. Neurologists think the case maybe a micro fracture to the skull although despite many MRI and CT scan no fracture has been found.
Has anyone any advice the doctors in the hospital are baffled and say they dont know what to do, this does not leave me with any confidence.
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