A 33-year-old female asked:
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my friend has had a 100 dg fever for 3 days, neck pain, shoulder pain- headache, body ache. no conjested or vomiting? could this be meningitis?

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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Fever and Neck Pain: Yes, but the fever is not very high. If he is worsening or the fever will not go away with standard tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen he or she may need to be seen urgently.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: What you describe could be aseptic meningitis, most often viral. She should be checked out to be sure.
Answered on Oct 20, 2013

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