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A 45-year-old female asked about a female:

My 3yrs girl has fever 3dys +/-38c. she vomited twice, complains on neck & headache and tonight her eyes hurt and she couldn't look at light. meningitis? if it is can it outcome serious complications for 3 days? what tests are the best?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Probably not: meningitis, however it needs to be ruled out, please take your daughter to her pediatrician or go to ER for assessment, it would be decided then what tests to pursue, and don't worry about meningitis complications, wish you both wellness
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