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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Very unlikely: Only rare causes of meningitis cause the milder symptoms you have. Vast majority of cases cause severe headache and fever (the kind of headache that s ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wallach
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Doctor...NOW: This would be a very good time to either see your regular doctor on a same day appointment, or go to the nearest urgent care or er. This could be any ... Read More
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Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
SEVERE HEADACHE : Go for checkup at once since you had meningitis before . There are many causes of headache to rule out. Take care.
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Dr. Erica Bial
Specializes in Pain Management
New symptoms?: It sounds like you are sick. This doesn't sound like it is related to an infection that you had almost 20 years ago, however. If these are new symptom ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Agent can infect Jt: A variety of infectious agents can travel in the blood and end up in both the brain and a joint however, if a germ known to cause meningitis is only f ... Read More
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: But it's possible for one of the bacteria that causes meningitis to infect a joint. Meningitis is, by definition, an infection of the lining of the b ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The word "septicemia' means blood infection and joint involvement is not unusual.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
TB meningitis: This is a very curable illness, but there may be damage to the nervous system which, if it is going to reverse, may take a very long to happen. Hope t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Hydrocephalus: The MRI scan report suggests that there is dilation of the 3rd and lateral ventricles, but not the 4th. This can happen after a serious brain infectio ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: What you described does not fit with meningitis. However, it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and may be doing so ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
A long list: Joints hurt from overuse, trauma, arthritis, wearing out, infection, drug side effects, vascular occlusion and malignancy. Some of these are acute an ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Many causes: Arthritis, injury, overuse, nerve damage, pinched nerve. Please be more specific and restate your question. There are to many possibilities to list ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: People define pain inbthe joint in multiple ways based on their life experinces so state is sharp or dull or an ache or burning.
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