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Panama City, FL
A 21-year-old female asked:

Had a stiff and painful neck for a week. slight headache and no fever. could this be menegitis ?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Unlikely: If you had meningitis you would have become sicker through the week. Also you have no fever which is more typical. As I am unable to assess you see your doctor to help sort out the cause of your symptoms.

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Last updated Aug 12, 2014

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