Would a teen with autoimmune disease be more prone to meningitis?

Based on the. Autoimmune disease, probably not. However, if the autoimmune disease is under treatment, that could predispose for infection.

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Does having an autoimmune disease make you more susceptible to meningitis or encephalitis?

Somewhat . The biggest issue is more the medicines you take to control your autoimmune disease. They suppress your immune system to keep your body from attacking itself. However, it also prevents your immune system from attacking an invading infection and so in that way would make you more susceptible to these infections. Read more...