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meningitis & septicaemia can kill in hours!

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


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Anything to worry about?

Posted by Danny parish on 26 February 2017

I had meningitis meningococcal septicaemia when I was 5 and luckily had no internal damage or any problems but now I'm 24 I keep getting pains in my chest hands amd feet going numb internal pains in my left knee don't know if it's just from the work and life style I live but sometimes worry it could be somwthing worse maybe connected to having meningitis meningococcal septicaemia

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Is it posible to have Meningitis for 20 years?

Posted by Maria Cepeda on 16 February 2017

I had viral meningitis 20 years ago, I was 18. Was in some sort of coma for 10 days, can't remember anything but waking up and crying for more Demerol. I almost died. Ever since surviving this ordeal, my health never quite returned to normal, the new normal felt as if I still had meningitis, but a very residual aspect of it, all the same symptoms, including neck stiffness remained, except the fever, but all very mild in comparison to the original episode. I've been reading your blogs and find many have the same complains, though you are...

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Lost records/symptoms go and come

Posted by Tammara on 09 February 2017

I had spinal mengitis when I was four months; in gap for two weeks with high feve; lost my hearing; had to take brain testing a few times after being sick. Years later I experienced dizzy confusion anxiety memory loss. Finally at the age of 49s my kids recognized that I forget things. I'm not saying I'm denying. I just don't process the information in my brain. I went to see a doctor and had all tests. Nothing severe is found except white cells in my forehead or something. I can't remember the medical term. The doctor noticed I have working...

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