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When is a headache a symptom of meningitis?

When is a headache a symptom of meningitis?

Rarely: If there is a fever, stiff neck, and generalized bodily discomfort, associated with confusion, the headache may merely be secondary to the meningitis infection. Most often, however, headaches are due to migraine, tension or muscle contraction mechanisms, and mainly due to non-infectious causation. This is often sorted out in hospital emergency departments by a lumbar puncture. ...Read more

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Listeria Infection (Definition)

A serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with ...Read more


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Is a headache a common symptom of colds?

Is a headache a common symptom of colds?

Colds cause headache: Colds frequently cause headaches due to a viral infection in your sinuses. ...Read more

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Is dizziness a symptom of pregnant?

Is dizziness a symptom of pregnant?

Maybe yes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feeling tired), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness and mild swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and food cravings . . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. Dizziness can happen with some women who have nausea and fatigue. ...Read more

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Headache is a symptom of what tumors?

Headache is a symptom of what tumors?

Nonspecific: Headaches can be due to migraine, muscle contraction, hydrocephalus, tumors, hypertension, sinus infections, jaw problems. Tumors and hemorrhages cause headaches due to increased pressure inside the skull when the size is significant. Many tumors, such as meningiomas, may be completely silent, without any pain. ...Read more

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What is a headache a symptom of mainly?

What is a headache a symptom of mainly?

Headache: Your headaches coudl be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Is vomiting a symptom of chickenpox?

Is vomiting a symptom of chickenpox?

Can occur: Greetings.Chickenpox can be associated with many symptoms to include cold-like or gastrointestinal symptoms. Vomiting can be a sign of a serious complication of chickenpox so if you or someone you know has chickenpox with vomiting, they should be seen by a doctor promptly. If a chickenpox rash is not present, then something else is causing the vomiting and should be assessed as well. Best regards. ...Read more

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Is dizziness a symptom of cancer?

Is dizziness a symptom of cancer?

Rarely: Dizziness is caused by many things. The most common causes are vertigo, medicine side effects, dehydration, and changes in the blood pressure or heart rhythm. Cancer is rarely a cause of dizziness. Dizziness can be a disabling and important symptom. Although it may not be caused by cancer, it's worth a check up if it is bothering you. ...Read more

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Is shivering a symptom of pregnancy?

Is shivering a symptom of pregnancy?

Not typically: No, shivering is not a symptom of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test and your temperature. If you have a fever, then treat the fever and consider calling your doctor! ...Read more

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Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Not usually: Cll is often a disease without symptoms. Most people are diagnosed with an elevated blood count. Nausea can be seen when the disease is very advanced. If a patient with cll has vomiting they need a complete revaluation. ...Read more

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Are cluster headaches a symptom of a serious illness?

Are cluster headaches a symptom of a serious illness?

Rarely: Tumors and vascular issues like aneurysms etc may cause cluster headaches. It's quite rare but not unheard of. ...Read more

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Dizziness is a symptom of what maladies?

Dizziness is a symptom of what maladies?

Ear brain heart: People get dizzy because the balance centers are out of balance. Sudden standing may decrease blood flow, ear infections and viruses irritate the nerves, tumors and strokes and hemorrhage can damage brain centers. If all else is good, psychological stress and anxiety can throw off balance. Drugs are famous to cause dizziness. Not much else. ...Read more

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Is vomiting always a symptom of gastroenteritis?

Is vomiting always a symptom of gastroenteritis?

No: Many times, vomiting occurs with gastroenteritis, but not always. Abdominal pain, cramping, fever and nausea may also occur with or without vomiting. Vomiting can also be a symptom of many other conditions. It 's important to let the stomach rest before trying to drink anything and even then take only small sips at a time of room temperature liquids. ...Read more

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What is nausea a symptom of in general?

What is nausea a symptom of in general?

Many things: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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What is a cause of frequent headaches?

What is a cause of frequent headaches?

To many to count!: Everything from eyestrain to stress, neck problems, upper back problems, rib problems, tumors, high blood pressure and on & on. To get a better answer, you should see your doctor. They should take a thorough history, do a thorough physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam (which can find the causes of headaches missed by most other means), maybe lab tests to determine the root cause. ...Read more

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What is dizziness a symptom of in general?

What is dizziness a symptom of  in general?

Many causes : Many causes such as: narrowed arteries in the neck or head, fast or slow heartbeat, very low blood pressure, malfunctioning heart valves, severe anemia, etc. ...Read more

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Taking listeria, sore neck shoulder headaches, is this normal?

Taking listeria, sore neck shoulder headaches, is this normal?

Taking Listeria?: I can't think why you'd be 'taking listeria, ' which is a potentially dangerous bacteria. If you're taking it, you should stop! ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks preg. I are coleslaw last weekend not knowing I shouldn't. For the last two days I have aches, stuffiness, headache. Could it be listeria?

I'm 36 weeks preg. I are coleslaw last weekend not knowing I shouldn't. For the last two days I have aches, stuffiness, headache. Could it be listeria?

Coleslaw?: I don't see why you can't have coleslaw as long as it is properly prepared. You can get a food borne illness anytime from anything. As far as listeria, while it is theoretically possible, cole slaw is not a typical food where it is found. Muscle aches, fever, vomiting and diarrhea are the more common symptoms. ...Read more

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6mnths preg.what causes sudden sore throat(red inflamed hurt swallowing) resolvd in 48h.No other Signs jus headaches which are gone.Cold vs. listeria?

6mnths preg.what causes sudden sore throat(red inflamed hurt swallowing) resolvd in 48h.No other Signs jus headaches which are gone.Cold vs. listeria?

Self recovery: sore throat may be caused by any trauma to the throat. this can be self inflicted from clearing the throat when you have a post nasal drip; or from the foods we eat and fluids we drink. mild trauma results in inflammation and pain which resolves spontaneously in 48 hours with healing. In pregnancy certain body parts also become more engorged and fragile including ligaments. if any other symptom GP ...Read more

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High white blood cell count green poop low grade fever and chills with headache flu negative strep negative listeria ??

High white blood cell count green poop low grade fever and chills with headache flu negative strep negative listeria ??

If you have green: poop and fever, then look inside the belly for cause. You may need a CT, or stool culture, or GI workup. If you have headache with fever, perhaps you need to look for meningitis. In other words, have your doctor keep looking for a cause, those tests you listed are only the beginning. Focus on your symptoms and start there. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is pain on waist under ribcage on the right side, a symptom of listeria? I also felt a little nauseous but didn't throw up. Lasted 4 hours. Or could it be symptoms of not eating the whole day

Is pain on waist under ribcage on the right side, a symptom of listeria? I also felt a little nauseous but didn't throw up. Lasted 4 hours. Or could it be symptoms of not eating  the whole day

Indirectly : If you have listeriosis you probably should be treated for it. And if you are treated then a lot of the bodyaches could be related to vomiting , coughing and just the natural progression of this illness. When in doubt please get this checked out. ...Read more

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High white blood cell count and green poop symptom of listeria?

Listeria : Healthy people rarely get ill from listeria unless it's a large exposure. Visit CDC website for more information and stay in touch with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of listeria monocytogenes?

What are symptoms of listeria monocytogenes?

Fever and diarrhea: The most common symptoms are fever, watery diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, and joint pains. These symptoms can last 2-3 days and usually resolve without any treatment. Very rarely, the infection can enter the bloodstream and also cause meningitis and encephalitis. More severe manifestations are more likely to happen in the young, the elderly and the immune compromised. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of listeria infections?

What are the symptoms of listeria infections?

Fever: Fever, muscle aches, diarheea, nausea. If disease is preading to nervous system you may experience stiff neck, convulsions, headache, confusion, loss of balance. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of listeria food poisoning?

What are the symptoms of listeria food poisoning?

Several: A variety of sx including: fever, headache, nausea/vomiting, watery diarrhea, joint and muscle pains. More serious disease can occur if the listeria go into the blood stream, get into the central nervous system (ie brain) or when a woman is pregnant. If you're concerned about these things you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pregnant. Can my baby be infected with listeria without me having any symptoms or knowing I have it? Very worried about listeria.

Pregnant. Can my baby be infected with listeria without me having any symptoms or knowing I have it? Very worried about listeria.

Very unlikely: If you have no symptoms and have not consumed any suspicious foods, it is unlikely. If you had consumed suspicious foods and have fever & gastrointestinal symptoms, your doctor can order blood & stool tests to have you tested. ...Read more

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Is pooping blood clots a sign of the listeria bacteria?

Is pooping blood clots a sign of the listeria bacteria?

Hematochezia: Hematochezia, or the loss of bright red blood in the stool, is most often due to hemorrhoidal bleeding but can also be the result of several other dangerous conditions such as cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. It must be investigated by a gastroenterologist immediately! ...Read more

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How soon will symptoms of listeria appear? I ate some recalled cheese and within 12 hours was nauseated. I am currently in my third trimester.

How soon will symptoms of listeria appear? I ate some recalled cheese and within 12 hours was nauseated. I am currently in my third trimester.

Listeria: The incubation period for Listeria gastroenteritis is substantially shorter than other gastrointestinal illnesses, mean incubation period is 24 hours (range 6 hours to 10 days). Common symptoms include fever, watery diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, and pains in joints and muscles. You should see you doctor if you have above symptoms and have blood and stool cultures performed ...Read more

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How does listeria cause stillbirth in pregnancy? Is it possible to be contaminated with listeria and not have any adverse symptoms until birth?

How does listeria cause stillbirth in pregnancy?  Is it possible to be contaminated with listeria and not have any adverse symptoms until birth?

Listeria: typically by infecting the bag of water. The symptoms might be mild enough that you might not be aware of them. Listeria is not a very common cause of chorioamnionitis, but is quite serious. ...Read more

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Will symptoms of listeria appear in less than 24 hours after eating infected product? I am pregnant, not feeling well, and ate questionable cheese

Will symptoms of listeria appear in less than 24 hours after eating infected product? I am pregnant, not feeling well, and ate questionable cheese

Unlikely : The incubation period for listeria is 3 to 70 days. Listeria is killed by cooking and pasteurization so if the cheese was made with pasteurized milk it is less likely to be contaminated with Listeria. The symptoms are fever, muscle aches, nausea, diarrhea, and neck stiffness. You should see your doctor and get checked if you are truly concerned about a possible infection and is bad in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can someone have listeria & not know it?No symptoms purely educational as there's a few stomach bugs goin in my household at the moment I'm pregnant

Listeria: Listeria is usually transmitted food to person ,not person to person except mother to fetus. It can be w/o symptoms. Use basic precautions not sharing food ,utensils washing hands. Eat only pasteurized cheeses, avoid deli- smoked non cooked raw meats / fish(sushi) , sprouts. You can get a blood test for listeria. The bug at home is likely viral f/u/w/ doc

https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/faq.html ...Read more

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Is it true that listeria symptoms may take up to 2 months to show? I'm 32 weeks pregnant and week ago I ate fruit which is recalled due to listeria?

Is it true that listeria symptoms may take up to 2 months to show? I'm 32 weeks pregnant and week ago I ate fruit which is recalled due to listeria?

Yes: Serious listeria disease may not develop for weeks after infection. If you develop fever or severe headache, see your doctor. There is nothing else to be done at this point. Try not to worry about it. Despite the recall, you are still unlikely to develop serious disease. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant.Week ago I ate fruit recalled due to listeria fruit recall. Is it true that people have no symptoms? What I have to do.Scared!

I am 32 weeks pregnant.Week ago I ate fruit recalled due to listeria fruit recall. Is it true that people have no symptoms? What I have to do.Scared!

Listeria exposure: You should go to your health professioal and be tested for listeria, so treatment can begin. This will in all likelihood not affect your pregnancy, but you need to address this now. ...Read more