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does the symptom "stiff neck" of spinal meningitis also happen with many other colds, flus, etc...?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Stiff meck: Many viral infections result in muscle and joint aches such as stiff neck.
Answered on May 11, 2012

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