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How undiagnosed herpes lead to an acquired brain injury

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    hippiechick88

    Meningitis is an extremely fast acting affair. That’s why people die from it. You clearly don’t have meningitis. Don’t post shock articles from unreliable news sources. Yes meningitis exists and people do die from it. Posting it in a forum full of people who have hsv is inconsiderate and foolish. Some people will read and panic due to lack of education. You claim to be educating yourself but you refuse to accept education that doesn’t fit you thinking you have herpes. 

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    Jay2255

    My apologies, but in my reading I came across it and feit would be educational for all to watch for signs. Not knowing what signs to watch for (despite how rare it is) is not a good thing. 

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    hippiechick88

    Well that rules or your neurological symptoms being herpetic. Hope that gains you some relief on those. If it doesn’t it’s fairly obvious your thinking is the problem and not a herpes infection. I am not trying to be unkind, it just seems that frank words are necessary when reason isn’t followed. 

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    hippiechick88
    4 hours ago, Jay2255 said:

    My apologies, but in my reading I came across it and feit would be educational for all to watch for signs. Not knowing what signs to watch for (despite how rare it is) is not a good thing. 

    It’s not as if anyone with a herpes infection is about to have meningitis at any time. It has to be a new infection, and again that’s why meningitis is so dangerous. Again please educate yourself. Education does not mean facts with paranoia, stress, and wild assumptions laid over the top of it.

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    Sanguine108

    Posting worst-case scenario, negative issues is actually a major issue in the community and even educating people on it doesn't help prevent it.

    If someone exhibited alarmingly troublesome symptoms then they will goto the hospitial, regardless of thinking it's HSV related or not.

    People already have enough stress as it is and those that are compulsively researching every minutia don't need another informatic inch to take a psychological mile.

     

    I mean... I could make your head spin with what I've read and conceptually know, but I've chosen to decrease my sensitivity as to what pertinently relevant to people coming to a forum for SUPPORT.

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    This is one of those things that is rare and can be caused by different viruses other than HSV.  If someone had this they'd know something was wrong because they wouldn't be able to function.

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    WilsoInAus

    I do not think this article is very credible. Meningitis has many, many causes and only a mere fraction of the time it is HSV-1. It is way, way more likely for example to be caused by CMV.

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