A bad day
CHB342 months agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone. I'm sure I'm not alone in this, but after really struggling physically and mentally since coming home from hospital four weeks ...
Bacterial Meningitis Survivor
MIchaelL2 months ago
I have recently contracted very serious bacterial meningitis. The after effects have been numerous and significant. Read about them in my pr...
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Viral Meningits causes vision loss
reynolds1012 months ago
I was diagnosed with viral meningitis last November. This came with the worst migraines I have ever experienced for about a week a...
Husband diagnosed with VM, then told he never had it?
CLF20142 months ago
My husband has recently spent almost a week in hospital after being sent by his GP with suspected viral mengingitis.
His symptoms came on one...
Vertigo (not the movie!)
CHB342 months ago
Good morning everyone! Just a quickie. I'm nearly four weeks post VM and I was wondering if anyone else suffers from lightheadedness or vert...
Don't know what to do
ShaikASC2 months ago
Hi everyone iv been diagnosed with vm three weeks ago iv been in hspl for a week have done two spinal taps but poked 6 times in total cos Dr...
It's been a rough 21 years since I had Viral Meningitis
Barb31719972 months ago
Hello everyone, I'm new on here and so glad to have finely found this life saving site! I was diagnosed with VM on March 17, 1997 after dri...
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SS disability case re: meningitis
jasonbodel2 months ago
Greetings, I had meningitis as an infant which left me deaf in my right ear and suffer currently from poor executive function (problems w o...
CSF Leaks (cerebral spinal fluid)
Jackiemerritt222 months ago
I had pneumococcal meningitis last may at the age off 46 this is unusual.
Over the last year i have had battles with GP and ENT and finally g...
74 year old with bacterial meningitis
CarolynMar2 months ago
Hi, just wondering if anyone else had a diagnosis of strokes with their case. My 74 year old mother in law was diagnosed with pneumonical me...
Is VM contagious and how long does it last?
Minxham2 months ago
I’ve just got out of hospital having been told I have VM. I’m sooooooo bored of it already 🤪 I have 2 little girls (4+2) and I’m so con...
Blackhawks2 months ago
Hi my name is Thomas and I’m 59 Years old. I had bacterial meningitis when I was less then 2 Years old and have been wondering if that had a...
Lost Memories with Mollaret's?
patchofheaven2 months ago
I don't realize it until after the fact, but it seems that I have forgotten a lot of things lately. My husband has been so sweet and he did...
Diagnosed as prolonged grief.
ntrnsycs2 months ago
I am 20 years done with bacterial menningitis. I have had ringing in my ears for that long. I am experiencing lethargia and shortness of bre...
Rozey2 months ago
I have just been discharged from hospital following a diagnosis of viral meningitis. My husband remains in hospital and is very poorly.
Urgent help needed (Post meningitis effects)
Godwilltakecare2 months ago
Hi helpies ! My dad was diagnosed with oligodendroglioma anaplastic grade 3 on 19th and was operated on 20th. He was all fine and conscious ...
Viral meningitis is terrifying!
Llamamama3 months ago
My husband got his first case of VM in college, 25 years ago. Since then he has had 6 different episodes. The last was about 6 years ago and...
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Meningococcal Group W (MenW)
Dadphil3 months ago
Hi my 9 month old son has just been released from hospital after seven days of IV antibiotics. He's happy to be home with his twin brother, ...
What should I expect with Mollaret's Meningitis?
patchofheaven3 months ago
Good Morning - I was recently diagnosed with Mollaret's Meningitis July 16th. I started the Valcyclovir 1 Gram 3 times a day for 21 days on...
ill for 3 weeks help!!!
Sophxo753 months ago
I was wondering if anyone else has had the same symptoms and experience as me!? I am 22 years old and for the past 3 weeks I have not felt m...
Flying after recurring meningitis?
Kriana3 months ago
Hi, just found you after looking to find how soon can I fly after an attack? Or even if the attack is still happening?
I think from all I've ...
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Meningitis and arthritis
Anne-P3 months ago
Can bacterial meningitis bring on arthritis - as a complication some months later?
Hurts to the touch
Stace303 months ago
Just a quick one...
I don’t know how long it’s been happening and always put it down to being ill with bouts of kidney infections or ...
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Jgage13133 months ago
Hi, my dad is a 60 year old with pneumococcal meningitis. They sedated him and intubated him a week ago, when they start to lower him off se...
forbessr3 months ago
After 7 months of going through all the hell that this brings to viral meningitis I now have the rash...anyone know how long the rash lasts?...
Is there still any possibility that a TB meningitis survivor could still walk and talk?
wendy_peterpan3 months ago
Hi! I'm Jaz, and I have a very young niece who had a TB meningitis last 2015, she's just 3yrs old that time, we we're so glad that she survi...
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Sophie863 months ago
Hi my name is Sophie and my daughter was diagnosed with a rare strain of Meningococcal Septicaemia when she was 10 months old. Thank god she...
Samdasilva3 months ago
My dad has been hospitalised for the past 3 months with Vm and I’m worried .. he can’t speak , move or recognise anyone around him ! I’m wor...
I’m new here, I was diagnosed with Mollaret’s Meningitis in July 2018. I’ve been put through hell and back with tons of Lab work, 3 MRIs, 1...
I had bacterial meningitis in Dec 2015. I have made quite a good recovery but still suffering with the after effects.
Karenlsmith3 months ago
My head feels like I have a jelly in it and feels heavy and moves about when I walk! I can’t turn too quick as it can throw me off balance....
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