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Hi was wondering if anyones child has suffered any long term after effects of bacterial meningitis xx

Hi was wondering anyone child has been left with any long term after effects from bacterial meningitis x

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Hi - my son had bac men 2 years ago - the main symptoms he has been left with are emotional ( panic attacks , low mood ) and a compromised immune system - gets every bug going and it takes ages to bounce back - ear infections particularly .

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Well I know I had it ten years ago and still suffer so much just give it time and your FULL support

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Can I ask how old he is x

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I had bacterial meningitis 4 years ago this Feb. and diagnosed with Sjogrens this year. Lost my hearing in one ear and have vestibular damage, which affects my balance visual-spacial abilities, as a result of the meningitis and antibiotics used to treat. I am much older than your child. Since then i have had every immunization available. I try to eat healthy , stay active and rest when I am tired. I have to jump on infections otherwise my medical family and my own family get panicky. I know lately there has been talk of cognitive disfunction but I think that has a lot to do with the hearing loss. Hope this helps. Kind Regards, Jeffery

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