Is it ok to drink alcohol after having bacterial meningitis?

Yes. Social alcohol consumption is fine in the recovery period. It is not going to amplify any "brain" issues of the infection as long as it is kept to a reasonable amount.If you overdo it, you are more likely to get brain injury falling down & hitting your head than from the alcohol itself, but no need to test that idea.

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Is there any therapy to improve the cognitive skills after having bacterial meningitis? The effects of meningitis is not much.

Menningitis ? Unless menigitis causes a lot of swelling we usually don't see cognitive changes unless these is spread to the brain itself (encephalitis) the exceptions include brain injury form a sustained high fever or problems related to seizures. Your starting point is to discuss this with your neurologist. He might want to refer you to a cogntive specialist (eg, behavioral neurologist or neuropsychologist). Read more...

How long could it take to die from bacterial meningitis?

Not long, just hours. Left untreated, bacterial meningitis is deadly, leading to death in hours to days. Even when treated appropriately, the risk of death still remains very high at 10%. Neurologic complications can occur despite the best of intentions.Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/meningitis/ds00118 & http://my.Clevelandclinic.Org/disorders/meningitis/hic_bacterial_meningitis.Aspx for more information. Read more...

Is bacterial meningitis in children considered very serious?

Very serious... Bacterial meningitis is a very serious infection. Factors that improve outcome depend on which bacteria is causing the infection and how sensitive it is to antibiotics. The earlier a diagnosis can be made and the proper antibiotics and supportive treatment can be given, the better the child will do. Many children do survive meningitis with no long term problems, but some do not. Read more...