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Do people who had meningitis as a child usually end up suffering from learning disabilities as an adult?

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Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type of meningitis, the age during the illness, ANS the severity of the illness.
Uncomplicated viral meningitis should leave no long term symptoms.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type of meningitis, the age during the illness, ANS the severity of the illness.
Uncomplicated viral meningitis should leave no long term symptoms.
Dr. Robin Larabee
Dr. Robin Larabee
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessarily

Learning disabilities do occur in children who had meningitis, but most recover without problems if treated esrly

In brief: Not necessarily

Learning disabilities do occur in children who had meningitis, but most recover without problems if treated esrly
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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