Hi I've not posted on here before but I'm hoping other people may have a similar experience to me and be able to share views. Two years ago I went into hospital with a suspected brain tumour which actually turned out to be pneumococcal meningitis. I was really lucky as it was caught early and I only needed 1 week in hospital and then a further 2 weeks as an outpatient. I thought I had no after effects but am recently starting to think that maybe I have. I'm 34 and have a 4 year old and a 19month old. I'm constantly tired and run down and seem to get every cough, cold and stomach bug going. I've put it down to a busy life with two young kids but I can't say I've felt 100% since the meningitis. Run down is the best way I can describe how I feel and it never goes away. I can do things with the kids and go running but the following day I feel really wiped out and find it hard to focus on things. I'm also quite accident prone which I wasn't before (but again that could be down to having two boisterous little boys!). I've had blood tests and they've come back with mild anaemia but iron tablets haven't made any difference to how I feel. I've read other posts about Chronic fatigue syndrome but don't know if that's what I'm experiencing or even how I would bring that up with my GP. Any similar experiences or advice would be very gratefully received. Thank you
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