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Posted by Lisa Boyd on 01 May 2014
Hi, my name is Lisa and I had H Flu Bacterial Meningitis in 1980. I was a little over a year old. I was in a comma for a few weeks. I am now 29 years old and my health is getting worse. Some problems are: Balance problems, loss of feeling and movement in left leg and foot, headaches, chest hurting, tremors and spams, bladder problems and lack of memory, I can only remember snipits of my life- when most people can remember their whole life. I have none. The Dr. first thought I might have Multiple Sclerosis) and when they did a brain MRI...
Posted by Christina Haskins on 30 April 2014
I am having substantial neurological issues. I often wonder if there is any relation of my symptoms that became very pronounced 20 years after the meningitis. I was tested in 2005 and was found to have herpes 3-7 and was told that the demylenation in my brain may be due to the porosity of the blood brain barrier created by the viral meningitis. I really need some guidence now as I have developed painful symptoms. Thank you for your Iinput.
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