A 18-year-old female asked:
Bad headaches off and on for 4/5 days. stuffy nose/cough. today my neck is sore when i touch chest/back ache. no headache 2day. meningitis?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Sounds like: A sinus cold and now body aches. If your headache has resolved it is unlikely meningitis. By this time you would be very sick. Be assessed and if your doctor has concerns for meningitis, the diagnosis is by lumbar puncture. All the best and follow up as you need to.
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Last updated Jul 11, 2019
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