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Incubation Period Meningitis
What is the incubation period for bacterial meningitis? Mildly sore neck and headache last night when I look down. Today no headache just sore neck.
Bacterial meningitis: The incubation time for bacterial spinal menigitis is typically short. Meaning in a mater of days. Bacterial in the spine or brain usually becomes clinically evident fairly quickly. ...Read more
Untreatable meningitis can lead to death?What's the rate of survival if it's not treated soon and in what period of time you can die for the 1st sympt
See below: It depends on the specific organism. It's usually in the vicinity of 8-24 hours. ...Read more
What is the most common bacteria that cause meningitis in post neonatal period is it hemophillus influenza type b or streptococcus pneumonae?
I had my meningitis shot about 1.5 month ago. After that shot i haven't been on my period. I am not sexually active. Is this because of the shot?
No: It's likely coincidental.Get a more detailed answer ›
Meningitis: It if is a true infection then in both cases the symptoms of a viral or bacterial meningitis are fairly rapid, there are some bacteria that can take longer to be symptomatic meaning up to two to three weeks though this is unusual. Signs and symptoms of meningitis include headaches, vomiting, altered mental status, confusion, speech difficulties among other findings. ...Read more
I have had a headache and stiff neck for almost a week. The headache comes and goes but the stiff neck is constant. I dont have a fever or any other syptoms. Is it because my period may be starting soon or should I get screened for meningitis?
Stiff neck no Temp: hello ~ if this was meningitis I dont think you would be in fit condition to ask the question. The stiff neck is probably musculature and responds well to massage, PT, heat and ADVIL (ibuprofen). Meningitis (both bact&viral) are accompanied by FEVER and headache. This is absent here. Try some PT or a massage & ADVIL (ibuprofen) for pain thx ...Read more
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