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What follow-up doctor appointments is a teen likely to have after meningitis?

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Your teen is likely to have a:

  • Hearing test before leaving the hospital or within 4 weeks
  • Follow-up visit in 4-6 weeks to check in and look for aftereffects

SOURCES:

Meningitis Research Foundation: "After Effects," "Your Guide: Recovering from Childhood Bacterial Meningitis and Septicaemia."

National Health Service: "Meningitis."

Meningitis Now: "Emotional Changes," "Recovering from Meningitis and Septicaemia," "Be Vocal about Viral Meningitis: Guide for Employers."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on February 02, 2019

SOURCES:

Meningitis Research Foundation: "After Effects," "Your Guide: Recovering from Childhood Bacterial Meningitis and Septicaemia."

National Health Service: "Meningitis."

Meningitis Now: "Emotional Changes," "Recovering from Meningitis and Septicaemia," "Be Vocal about Viral Meningitis: Guide for Employers."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on February 02, 2019

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