Recovery is hard
KND236 days ago
I am 6 days post hospital trip where I was diagnosed with viral meningitis. I have been on bed rest & attempted to go back to work yesterday...
Headaches 6 months post VM
RemainingHopeful7 days ago
I'm currently having daily headaches 6 months post 2 hospitalizations with asceptic VM of unknown origin. They actually seem to be getting ...
MattyPryor7 days ago
Is it right that I'm so tired after doing anything? I've lost a bit of hearing in my left ear, my vision has returned back to normal after h...
Bacterial meningitis after effects
MeningitisSurvive7 days ago
Hi all, hope you’re well and in good health.
A bit over three weeks ago I was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis which I luckily managed to ...
Recurrent Viral Meningitis
Chri5ti8 days ago
Curious if anyone else has recurrent VM? I find this site absolutely invaluable as I felt so alone and isolated before I found it. Now I k...
Watching movement? Anyone have trouble with that? And too much sensory stimuli?
Sunny3088 days ago
My head goes numb, can't do much of anything, can talk short periods
Help and advice on Bacterial Meningitis
sazcat14 days ago
Hi there, my friend is currently in hospital in an induced coma with suspected bacterial meningitis. They can't perform a lumbar puncture as...
Bacterial meningitis - how long for fluid to reduce so a lumbar puncture can be performed?
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M.E anyone experience M.E after viral meningitis? And extreme fatique?
Sunny30815 days ago
I cannot leave my apartment symptoms are so intense
Violet01216 days ago
My mum is at risk of meningitis and I’m afraid that if she doesn’t recover I will have to look after her and my severely autistic brother by...
How long can my father be in coma?
warcislav16 days ago
My dad was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and septicaemia. He woke up but we were not able to contact him. He was in one hospital ...
Post viral menengitis
Ndella16 days ago
I am 7 months post viral menengitis,it was almost fatal,at one point i couldn't feel pain or recognise my own kids...im now struggling with ...
Supplements to help??
Hardy15061219 days ago
Can anyone recommend any vitamins or supplements that help with symptoms?
I am 4 months post viral meningitis and am still on the pain medic...
Hair loss after meningitis
sjnic25 days ago
I am four months post bacterial meningitis and I am now finding that my hair is falling out at a rapid rate. Is this post illness stress or...
MNClaireD25 days ago
Thank you all for your contributions and the support you have given each other during the year.
I wish you all a safe and restful Christmas ...
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Anyone with symptoms like mine?
Chopper201a month ago
It started with high fever, a recurring headache and red welts across my chest. I hate being ill - and hospitals - so begrudgingly went to t...
Sinus pressure in head and ears
Kitsismimi1a month ago
I am 7 months post Viral Meningitis.
I am recovering, however, it is slow.
The past 6 weeks I have been experiencing sinus pressur...
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Meningitis & Varicella
Faith8990a month ago
Anyone have experience with Meningitis and Varicella Zoster (aka chickenpox/shingles virus.) I have started to feel bad again and have been ...
Does anyone get scared that it could return?
Jess2032a month ago
I’m post VM a year now cannot believe how fast this year has gone and to think this time last year I was still in hospital for 10 days! Wors...
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Jmallia month ago
I find this page whilst researching everything I can about bacterial meningitis just hours after my wife’s confirmed diagnosis(this ...
Post Meningitis - 2 year old
RHussain08a month ago
My son contracted bacterial meningitis (pneumococcal) when he was 11 months old. He fought hard and got through it. All of his MRI scans sho...
How I’ve felt better than I have in years
SylviaBournea month ago
I have been struggling to find good care where I live. I found a doctor that I trust in giving me good advice but not a doctor that understa...
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VM...Can I get it again or have I already...?
Hi, my name is Alex Bourne. I was diagnosed with Viral Meningitis in June of 2014 at 25 years old. I was the healthiest I had even been in m...
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Constant nausea for 3 years since Meningitis
Binguniverse2 months ago
My dad affected virus Meningitis 3 years ago and left damage on his frontal lobe. Since then, constant nausea seized him, particularly in th...
Flashing Christmas lights!!
Seacalm2 months ago
I just wandered if anyone else has problems looking at flashing lights such as Christmas lights ect post VM? If i look at them I immediately...
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Many meningitis episodes?
Gnugoo2 months ago
Just read this, which might explain how some folk seem to acquire the infection more than others:
Is your runny...
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Surgery after MRSA Menegitis
cindywallace292 months ago
My mom is 72 she had s hunt placed in her head for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. She got Mrsa and almost died ad the shunt was taken out be...
Azza12342 months ago
My son is in the process of recovering from vzv meningitis. He got out of the hospital at the end of September. He is really suffering from ...
SophieMae2 months ago
For one, it is so nice to be among people who understand what it’s like to have been through Viral Meningitis. I got it at the end of Septem...
Extreme difficulty with commotion and sound
Sunny3082 months ago
Anyone experience extreme difficulty with noise and all the different types of noise going like for example, traffic going by, from indoors,...
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