Meningitis in your words

Isai 's story

  • Categories: Bacterial meningitis
  • Age: Child 6-12
  • Relationship: Child
  • Outcome: Recovery with after effects
  • After effects: Amputations
My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Meningococcal Meningitis In 2019.

I Noticed Her Not Moving She Would Not Get Out Of Bed. With A Fever Tylenol Would Not Break. Immediately I Called An Ambulance. Once Trying To Get Her Moving To The Ambulance She Was Unable To Walk. She Stayed At This One Hospital For Two Days Without Any Answers. I Started Noticing Blue Spots On The Bottom Of Her Foot. Quickly The Doctors Were Determined For Answers.

We Were Unable To Get The Answers So She Was Then Transferred To Another Hospital For Kids. In The Ambulance We Received A Call Saying They Tested Her Stool. And She Has Meningitis. We Had To Stop In Route And Put On Mask.

She Was Rushed Straight To ICU Where She Was Sedated Quickly Things Changed Over Night. She Had Two Heart Attacks And A Stroke Fighting For A Month Her Kidneys Failed She Developed Sepis In Her Feet Causing Amputation On Both Foots.

Today She Is 9Yrs Old With A Transplanted Kidney From A Lovely Deceased Donor.

Lucresia Evans
May 2021

Detailed information about the after effects of meningitis

Many of the after effects of meningitis aren't immediately obvious. In this blog, Support Manager Cat explains how we can help.
Stories that inspire us to create a world free from the diseases.

Whether you are living with the after effects of the diseases or coping with the death of a loved one, we are here for you.

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They listen to the issues faced by someone struggling with the impact of meningitis, and provide detailed information and support.
Membership and support

The MRF Membership and Support team are here for you for any questions you might have about meningitis and septicaemia and their effects on you, or your family and friends.

Tel: Helpline UK 080 8800 3344 Ireland 1800 41 33 44

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