I Have West Nile Encephalitis

A West Nile Encephalitis anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with West Nile Encephalitis. You're not alone. 11 People

    Post West Nile

    I was infected in July 2005 with WNV. I was the 1 in 150 that was diagnosed with encephalitis and meningitis. Partial paralysis, fatigue, depression, chronic pain started immediately. Had spinal fusion preformed in 2008. Had numerous "specialist" (?) prescribe numerous...
    51-55, F
    Jul 29, 2012

    Transplant Recipient Survives Nile Virus

    I have West Nile Encephalitis.  In March of 2005 I had a Liver Transplant.  I take anti-rejection drugs which lower my immunity.  In August of 2007 I tested positive for West Nile Virus.  The disease had been building up in my system for about three weeks...
    ninelives ninelives
    Aug 27, 2008

    Heart Transplant Plus Wnv

    My name is Dan R Brouillette from Marksville, La. In Sept. 08 I recieved a heart transplant at Ochsner Hosp. in New Orleans. Things went well for the first 15 days, I was running down the halls and doing fine. On the 16th day I developed flu like symptoms and the doctors assumed...
    DrBrou DrBrou
    1 Response Sep 17, 2012

    Out For a Ride

    It was Sept 6, 2003, a very warm sat, so my husband Neal and I decided to ride his Volkswagen Trike to a Motorcycle party about 60 miles to Fullerton Ne. We both took our jackets as always because you never know what the weather will become in Nebraska. It wasn't dark yet and we...
    legaleagle53107 legaleagle53107
    4 Responses May 13, 2008

    Struggling With West Nile Encephalitis

    The Old Me: Volunteer, active lifestyle, physically fit, IQ 156, and most of all widely madly deeply in love with my husband. Infected 08/2012 thinking it was food poisoning then the flu with a bad rash and a migraine that is never ending. Blood test came back positive for the...
    SeabrideAng SeabrideAng
    51-55, F
    Apr 10, 2013

    Problems With West Niles

    I got West Niles in November of 2004. I was in a coma for a week. Even 4 years later, I have problems with speech, understanding, concentrating on things. I am now getting other problems that has been contributed to having the disease. Memory loss and other problems  ...
    txblueeyes1956 txblueeyes1956
    56-60, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2009

    After Hurricane Katrina, Came West Nile Encephalitis

    I was diagnosed with WN Enc in August 2006.   It was a relatively mild case at the onset, fortunately.  Now, nearly two years later... I still suffer from fatigue, tremors and depression.  I wish that more information regarding the long term effects was...
    MiaSophia MiaSophia
    2 Responses May 14, 2008


    Love is a meaningful word that gets thrown around way too much. People don't take the term "love" as serious as they should. Agree? I mean.. At least it seems like it's being thrown around too much where I am. It's like life is just repeating the pattern; get a...
    SweetAddiction SweetAddiction
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2009
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