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Can you have meningitis with only a mild to moderate fever? I have every other classic symptom and there's a wnv epidemic in my town.

Can you have meningitis with only a mild to moderate fever? I have every other classic symptom and  there's a wnv epidemic in my town.

Definitely!: Meningitis can be caused by bacteria, viruses or other agents that can cause inflammation of the layer surrounding your central nervous system called the meninges. Bacterial meningitis is what we typically think of when one experiences a high fever. Other causes such as some viruses, can result in low grade fevers. ...Read more

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Meningitis (Definition)

Meningitis occurs when the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord becomes inflamed. Symptoms include headaches, fever, stiff neck, and a sensitivity to light. There are two primary types of ...Read more


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Can symptoms of bacterial meningitis be very mild and potentially go undiagnosed? And can a sore in the nostril cause sinusitis and/ or meningitis?

Can symptoms of bacterial meningitis be very mild and potentially go undiagnosed?  And can a sore in the nostril cause sinusitis and/ or meningitis?

No and yes: Bacterial meningitis is never mild and more often life threatening if not treated. It would be amazing if not diagnosed in american medicine. But the infection source could be nasal or sinus, but also skin, bloodstream, and lungs. ...Read more

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7 month after TB meningitis MRI say chronic lacunar infarct in left thalamus right basal ganglia she's only 22yr having mild stroke symptoms. Can she recover? She's on TB meds and baclofen+tizanidine

7 month after TB meningitis MRI say chronic lacunar infarct in  left thalamus right basal ganglia she's only 22yr having mild stroke symptoms. Can she recover? She's on TB meds and baclofen+tizanidine

Tb meningitis.: Usual rule of thumb is best revery in 6 months altho some recvery seen up to two years. Based on your description of mri, recovery very very unlikely. You use word chronic in your description. ...Read more

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What are meningitis symptoms?

What are meningitis symptoms?

Meningitis symptoms: Avoiding light due to the pain it causes. Headaches neck pain and stiffness fever nausea vision changes nausea death - [its really really serious]. ...Read more

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Early symptoms of meningitis are what?

Early symptoms of meningitis are what?

Meningitis: Generally meningitis presents with fever, sensitivity to light and sound, headache, stiff neck, nausea and vomiting, changes in mentation and possibly localizing neurological abnormalities, and alterations in sensorium. ...Read more