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can back pain(pain along d spine) be the only symptom for meningitis without having headache, fever and neck stiffness?

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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not likely: Not likely. Usually you'd have some meningeal irritation signs as well. But if you have significant back pain, especially if persisting, seek medical care. If there is associated fevers, chills, neck pain, neck stiffness, photophobia then seek immediate medical care.
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

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