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People who are faced with meningitis and septicaemia have to act fast to help save a life.

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Viral meningitis after effects questions

Posted by Missy on 06 September 2012

Hi. I am 42 and I was diagnosed with viral meningitis this Aug. At first I experienced a lot of balance issues, double vision and fatigue. I am doing much better now even though I still get tired easily. However I have this feeling of being under the influence ALL the time. It's like Im on my 2nd glass of wine. Not drunk but definitely tipsy. I feel spacy and I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this. Also I have noticed I don't have a lot of patience and get frustrated quickly. Does this sound familiar to anyone.

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Almost no after effects

Posted by Dorothy B on 19 August 2012

I had bacterial meningitis when I was 27 and my first baby was just four months old. I was living in H.K. and spent 2 weeks in hospital. I did not got into a coma but was drifting in and out of consciousness for a few days. It took almost a year to recover and regain the weight I lost. I am now 53 and have almost no side effects. I think my memory is not nearly as good as others and I find difficulty with sense of direction and finding the right words. I have written this to give hope to some people and show that thankfully some people go...

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bacterial meningitis medicine history

Posted by wendy frick on 08 August 2012

I had bacterial meningitis 10 years ago. I have lots of side effects from it and have tried 20 something medicines. It would be helpful to be able to read medicines and things that have helped others with the same problems

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