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A 18-year-old male asked:

Meningitis?experiencing muscle pain in the upper back neck area when tilting my head towards my chest + excessive stool and abdom. pain. but no fever

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Unlikely: There is no fever and your symptoms seem muscular. Be checked. If a diagnosis of meningitis needs to be ruled out, you need a spinal tap. All the best.
Last updated May 16, 2016


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