Doctor insights on:
Bulging Soft Spot Meningitis
Possibly, but...: A bulging fontanel is associated with meningitis. But babies with meningitis have other issues, which may include fevers, poor feeding, lethargy. And bulging fontanel is not only caused by meningitis either. Please see your child's pediatrician if you are concerned. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
My 2 month old has a bulging soft spot, rash, has been diagnose with bronchiolitis, rsv, pneumonia, gasps for air and wheezes & no meningitis... ?
Meningitis: Anything causing an increase in the pressure within the skull, such as swelling of the brain, can cause bulging fontanels in infants. ...Read more
Incomplete data: A 'tender spot" doesn't give much to work with. Where on the head? Flat or raised ? Color change of surrounding skin ? History of recent bug bite or trauma? This could be as simple as a swollen lymph node from a bug bite, an abscess forming around an infected hair root, a blood pocket from trauma, and more.When you submit a question, the more data you provide the more likely we can help. ...Read more
With prev. Question: is it meningitis? I had symptoms of it for three days before the sinus infection symptoms kicked in. Bulging disc a risk factor?
Hard to say: The germ for meningitis usually enters through your upper airway/nasal membranes so that is really not a factor.If the spinal tap or taps you had during the illness went through that site, it may have produced a bit of irritation/scaring, but that is the only link I can think of. ...Read more
Hi, I was just diagnosed with viral meningitis, and just today put my hand to my neck to find a vertical bulge just the right of my spine. What is it?
Meningitis in 2916 due to HSV2 onset. Rapid decline in health.now my tongue is white w/ red spots scraping does not remove what could this be? No pain
HealthTap Prime b/c: ... we need more information. Something isn't right. 1st, HSV causes encephalitis (or meningoencephalitis), not meningitis (unless there's repeated infections - Mollaret's meningitis). 2nd, HSV-1 causes the vast majority of HSV encephalitis; HSV-2 causing it is uncommon. HSV-1 is commonly found in the mouth & can cause cold sores. About 1/2 of pts are older than 50. None of this fits. Use HT Prime ...Read more
I had chicken pocks when i wad younger. I'm 18 and have lots of spots on my arms and back which is abnormal for me. Could it be meningitis or sepsis?
I had viral meningitis in nov, then i got pityriasis rosea in dec and now that the red spots are going away, I have a sterp throat.Is it just bad luck?
Hospitalized w/viral meningitis 2days ago.Now high fever, red spots have gone but nausea, stiff neck & severe headache remains, is she getting better?
Hard to tell: From the information you have given it is impossible to tell what the actual diagnosis is or how the patient is doing. This should be discussed at length with the treating doctors. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Bulging soft spot
- Soft spot on head bulging
- How to tell if a soft spot is bulging?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Herbal treatment for soft spot on head bulging
- What could it be if my infants soft spot is bulging?
- Why is my baby soft spot bulging?
- What does a bulging soft spot mean in a baby?
- Talk to a neurologist online