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Stiff Neck And Headache No Fever
My daughter has classic symptoms of dehydration. But now has a stiff neck severe headache but no fever. What could this mean?
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Sore/stiff neck, headache, really tired, fever & I really feel sick for the past 2 days. Are these related? If so what's wrong with me?
See a doctor: This cannot be diagnosed long distance, but it sounds sufficiently severe to warrant your seeing somebody asap. Go now and don't wait. Good luck and feel better soon. ...Read more
It could be serious: The symptoms you are describing could be an infection in the spine. You need to be evaluated as soon as possible as it could be life threatening. ...Read more
Been feeling mild flu like symptoms for last few days. Starting today- moderate stiff neck and mild headache but no fever. Meningitis?
With bacterial meningitis is a high fever above 103 always present. Being flu season could sore/stiff neck+headache but no real fever just be the flu?
Possibly: It is possible that your symptoms are all related to the flu. With the flu, you can have headaches and body aches. But if your headache is severe and you have a stuff neck it would be good to get checked out. Meningitis is a serious infection, and it's not the kind of thing that you'd want to 'wait it out' with. ...Read more
Can you develop symptoms of naegleria fowleri after seven days. I woke up this morning with a stiff neck but no sign of headaches or fever?
Yes but you would be:
Really sick. N. fowleri infection causes primary amebic meningoencephalitis which destroys brain tissue. Sx's usually begin within 2 to 15 days of exposure & may include sudden fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, nausea / vomiting, light sensitivity, feeling tired, confusion, loss of balance, hallucinations, seizures & death.
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Can meningitis go away? Ii had a stiff neck and fever/headache for a day but feel fine now. Head hurts sometimes though. Or could it be my posture?
Those: Symptoms do not mean meningitis. You have to rule it out by running tests including spinal fluid. I think it is more posture related like you said from your line of work or staying in the computer too long. Always see your doctor if condition worsened. Relax and get enough sleep 8 hours at least! ...Read more
Why is that, I'm getting fever, headache eith stiff neck at same time every day? It has been week now..
See doctor ASAP: You need to be examined and perhaps undergo testing and possible procedures to establish a diagnosis. This sounds severe. Do not wait. Go and get better. ...Read more
I've got a headache and a stiff neck but I haven't got a fever. The stiff neck started yesterday when I woke up I've been off work for the last 2 wks?
Stiff neck headache: Get in to see a dr if you can. Majority of the time your dr can tell if this is something serious or not by taking a good history and exam. Maybe cervicogenic, vertebral aneurysm, tension, aseptic meningitis, some serious & some not so serious. Sprain of the muscles of the back of the slap if you slept funny. Hard to know. If light sensitivity, nausea, vomiting, worsening, headache, go in asap ...Read more
Could be many things: If you're prone to migraine, that could actually be a migraine prodrome. Alternatively, viral infections (flu, stomach cold, etc) commonly give aseptic meningitis - not life threatening, but painful head & neck ache. Lastly, tension-type headaches often present that way. See your neurologist to make sure it isn't anything serious. ...Read more
Son has stiff neck but no fever. Has complained of headache here and there. Has dr. Appt tom. How likely is meningitis or something serious?
Meningitis: Viral meningitis is a remote possibility, but if this were bacterial your son would likely be critically ill. If he has fever, persistent headache, nausea, vomiting, alterations in sensorium or level of consciousness, etc., he should be seen ASAP. Take him to an ER if necessary. ...Read more
The last couple nights I have been getting fever, chills and headache stiff neck and body aches. I feel ok during the day except for slight headaches?
These are worrisome: Symptoms, and you should not be reassured because they seem to improve during the day. Many infections, which these symptoms are suggestive of, wax and wane and are cyclically worse during the day or night. I suggest your seek medical evaluation ASAP either through your Doctor's office or Urgent Care. The worse case scenario, meningitis, needs to be excluded. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Is it normal to have a stiff neck with a cold? Or do I have meningitis? I can touch my chest with my chin. I have no fever or headache
Meningitis: From what you describe, meninigitis is very unlikely. This is usually accompanied by headache, fever, photo and phonophobia, nausea and vomiting, neck stiffness as determined by a trained observer, alterations in sensorium and neurological function and other signs and symptoms. Since cannot diagnose over the internet if you remain concerned please go and see a doctor. ...Read more
Fever n pulsating headache. Scalp sensitive, now no fever after 2 days. Headache, stiff neck sensitive scalp still there. What the diagnosis for a 9 y?
I have had a headache and stiff neck for almost a week. The headache comes and goes but the stiff neck is constant. I don't 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 don't 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
Last night had a fever of 102.3 and this morning it went down to 96.7 and now is going back up, what should I do? W/ stiff neck, throat pain, headache
I have worst headache ever stiff neck joint pain ribcage pain weakness feel like I have fever but I don't and sneezing?
36 yr old, stiff neck and back, dizzy-like headache, no vomit or fever, plus a Balanitis recently, shall I see doc immediately to rule out meningitis?
Need an exam: While the overwhelming likelihood is that your symptoms are due to a viral illness, one cannot be sure without an in person evaluation which should not wait. ...Read more
Hi, I have had headaches for over a week now, two swollen lymph nodes in my neck, stiff neck and tiredness. No fever any ideas?
Sounds like a virus.: Sounds like a viral illness, which can last 1-2 weeks. Drink plenty of water, eat a healthy died, get lots of rest and take it easy. If you don't feel better in another week of taking good care of yourself, then see a doctor. ...Read more
Slight headache, ear hurts, no stiff neck but perodic pains on both sides/back neck. On and off. No fever, do have herniated disc. Risk of meningitis?
See the doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I've had pain on the right side of my neck just below my jaw, hurts to swallow, tender to touch, causes headaches, stiff neck, no fever, any ideas?
Possible infection: It is impossible to tell for sure, but you might want to check with a dentist to rule out any type of infection or change in the bone in that area. You also have salivary glands in that area and you want to rule out any type of infection. ...Read more
Abscessed top back tooth for a month. Pus drainage, stiff neck, headache, swollen cheek is bruised, no pain/fever since last wk. Still fluey. No insur.
Try Obamacare: Check to see if you qualify for Obamacare, which has a dental component. In addition, dental schools and hospital residency programs offer dental care at reduced rates. Try to contact ASAP to avoid bigger problems. ...Read more
If I had meningitis would I know after 8 days? I have had stiff neck, mild headache, eye pain. I can touch chin to chest no problem. Always hungry. No fever
I have a headache, sore throat, and neck pain/a stiff neck. I don't have a fever. What do I have? Also, can I go to school
Meningitis? I have had a mild headache off and on for a week. Stiff neck but no problems touching chin to chest. No fever. Eating fine. Ct of brain normal.
Fever?: Your symptoms would say absolutely no.Get a more detailed answer ›
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