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Stiff/sore neck, very hard time looking up and down? Won't go away?

Posted 9 Mar 2015 by nlawson567 4 answers

Yesterday in the middle of the day I noticed my neck was stiff and very sore. Especially the very back of the neck, from the base of my skull all the way down to my shoulder. It's very hard to touch my chin to my chest, I can feel my muscle straining and it feels painful. It also hurts to look ...

Is a temperature still one of the symptoms of cryptococcal meningitis even while on antifungal?

Posted 27 Jan 2017 by Clduke 1 answer

... medications? My brother-in-law has been on antifungal medications for six weeks. Still having temperature of 99 to 100 degrees

Is leg swelling typical with neuropathy?

Posted 5 May 2011 by ludlow49 2 answers

I have had neuropathy in both legs from the knees down for over two years as a result of bacterial meningitis. Recently, both of my calves started swelling and now my ankles are swelling as well. My doctor has me on Potassium and lasix and it does help a good bit, but it does not get rid of it. Is ...

Zonisamide - Is this medication worth trying?

Posted 10 Jul 2016 by MrsBobbi 0 answers

I remember being under 5 when I started getting bad headaches. They increased a lot,at age 13 I got Spinal meningitis and the headaches were bad to the point of knocking me unconscious. I am now 47 and I have been getting migraines 2 + a week and they last 2-3 days. my face goes numb now and i lose ...

Lamictal - Hi, I just started on the generic of lamictil (25mg)?

Posted 29 Jan 2016 by Breanne2 1 answer

I received a pamphlet of information with my prescription from the pharmacy. Within this pamphlet, there is a WARNINGS section, about side effects such as brain infection, meningitis, even death. My doctor told me a bit about side effects like feeling ill or dizzy and what to watch for as a ...

Pneumonia meningitis PRES ULCER?

Posted 8 Apr 2015 by Pegasus613 1 answer

My grandmother was recently rushed to hospital. She started with a cold which she thought she beat then thought she came down with food poisoning because she had nausea and diarrhea for 4 days. She went to doctor after not sleeping well and not really eating for four days and they gave her mild ...

As a result of meningitis my daughter has lost her eyesight they say her eyes are ok but it's the?

Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Nuk 1 answer

Part of the eye that connects to the brain that isn't working. Is there any procedures that can correct this?

My daughter is 8 months old and was diagnosed with meningitis 15b strain and now suffers from a lot?

Posted 8 Mar 2015 by Nuk 1 answer

She suffers from a lot of nuro irritability. What are some medications that can help with this?

Coccidioidomycosis - Meningitis - what can you tell me about a port in the brain, the Dr.s have my?

Posted 21 Aug 2014 by kybirks 1 answer

... son in the hospital now how do I know we are doing the right thong?

Could we use a combination between antiviral and antibacterial drugs as a treatment?

Posted 27 Dec 2012 by nouraldeen 1 answer

because we need a time may 1 to 2 days or more to detect detect the infectious agent... so as first line treatment of severe infection like bronchitis or meningitis ... could we use the combination between antiviral and antibacterial agent ??

Can Penicillin Vk 500mg tablets(white oval S21) be cut in 1/2?

Posted 23 Dec 2010 by sunshine45 2 answers

Can Penicillin Vk 500mg tablets (white oval S51) be cut in 1/2? 250mg can be taken per dose. There's no line on the tablet, but I'm pretty sure they're not time released. I'm taking them for a sinus infection/upper respitory track infection.

Can Voriconazole cause tendon or muscle breakdown?

Posted 4 Sep 2013 by Casper22 1 answer

I was treated for fungal meningitis and took Voriconazole for 5 months. My blood pressure and anxiety went up after discontinuing med. Also, I have had trouble with rotor cuff and plantar is ruptured in calf.

Seeking disability benefits for nerve damage/meningitis - Can anyone explain back pay?

Posted 1 Aug 2012 by Billsforpills 3 answers

I experience extreme chronic pain and migraines since a bout with meningitis. I lost my job as a math teacher and we have drained our savings trying to live off just one income. I've been denied so many times and my med lists make grown men cry. Hopefully, we will get approval after a hearing ...

I was just diagnosed with epilepsy from scarring on my brain because of two bouts of meningitis?

Posted 11 Sep 2012 by Sweeter Than Rain 1 answer

(the MRI revealed scar tissue) & I have been hearing a lot about how glutathione helps overall health, healing & well being. Does anyone know if supplements such as Immunocal to help boost glutathione levels will be advantageous for my epilepsy? I'm nervous about taking anything with ...

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