Living with Meningitis

Meningitis can be a life-threatening disease if the patient does not receive timely treatment. At the same time there are many who may be afflicted with the condition but have never suffered from any of the symptoms. Parents of children suffering from meningitis may go through a harrowing time and undergo a lot of stress. The plight of an adult afflicted with meningitis could be just as distressing to loved ones, and recovery of the patient is always the main concern. In most cases, patients do recover completely. However, it is important to consult your doctor if unusual symptoms seem to persist and one must certainly refrain from self-medication. 
Frequently asked questions
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