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Recovering from Meningitis

If you have had or are recovering from Meningitis,
you may be experiencing one or more of the following symptoms.

POSSIBLE LONG TERM AFFECTS OF MENINGITIS

Headaches

Lack of Concentration

Tired and Chronic Fatigue

Learning Difficulties

Changes in Character

Clumsiness - Co-ordination Problems

Depression

Fear of Doctors and Hospitals

Emotional

Loss of Balance

Nightmares

Deafness

Mood Swings

Dizziness

Aggression

Tinnitus

Behavioural Problems

Epilepsy - Seizures - Fits

Temper Tantrums

Temporary to Long Term Mental Impairment

Short Term Memory Loss - Difficulty Retaining Information

 


YOUNGER CHILDREN MAY EXPERIENCE

Loss of newly acquired skills

Other Emotional and Behavioural Problems

Bed Wetting

Weakness, Paralysis or Spasms of part of body (if permanent, sometimes called Cerebral Palsy)

Clinginess

Speech Problems

Wakefulness

Loss of Sight / Chages in Sight

Demand Attention

Aggressive Behaviour

Disturbed Sleep

 

M.A.S. can advise you and put you in touch with medical professionals specialising in Meningitis related illness

A girl who recovered

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