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05 Aug 2007

Distressed about Meningitis
I am in a state of panic. I am dealing with a pyscho ex wife who has already sent her 2 kids to their dad with german measles when i was pregnant (after my 3 miscarriages in one year) without telling us - after one week they told us what they had and she apologised ... NOW ... she is in hospital with bacterial meningitis - has had a brain scan and is on IV and has sent the 2 kids to us for the weekend - after seeing them and kissing them all over ... with the one child still ill from what we were told was flu ... i have a 15month old baby who they have been kissing and touching and now after reading up on the internet about bacterial meningitis and all the symptoms she has ... ( the hospital let her out yesterday for 3 hrs for a birthday) ... what do i do? PANIC CRY RELAX .... i am in a state ...
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Distressed Mom
Phone your pediatrician and ask him if your baby ( and the two kids) can be put on preventative medication. Try and find out what kind of meningitis she had - if they let her out of hospital it probably was NOT bacterial but let your husband try to find out what organism it was - or ask the pediatrician to call her doctor!
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