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A 34-year-old member asked:

Are headaches compulsory symptoms for csf leak and meningitis?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Yes: They certainly are common symptoms, but meningitis causes high fever and mental status changes. You haven't said why you might have a CSF leak.
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 40 years experience
CSF leak: Headaches are extremely common symptoms in both a CSF leak and meningits.

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