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could a stiff neck and fever be symptoms of meningitis?

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Dr. Chintan Sampat
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Meningitis can result in neck pain or stiffness along with fevers, chills, and other symptoms.
Answered on Aug 19, 2019
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Yes: These are 2 of the symptoms of meningitis. Others are headache, sensitivity to light and sometimes a skin rash. If you have these symptomes , you need to see a doctor immediately.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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