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I've got a 4 month old baby, who is my first. How would I know if he has meningitis?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Inconsolible
The 4m is usually in a routine of feeding, play, sleeping behavior that is predictable.
U are the best gauge of that behavior because u live with it. With meningitis, the germs irritating the meninges cause a terrible headache & increasing pressure that makes them inconsolable & their soft spot bulge in the upright position.Feeding declines & fever goes up.U will know u must have it checked out.

In brief: Inconsolible
The 4m is usually in a routine of feeding, play, sleeping behavior that is predictable.
U are the best gauge of that behavior because u live with it. With meningitis, the germs irritating the meninges cause a terrible headache & increasing pressure that makes them inconsolable & their soft spot bulge in the upright position.Feeding declines & fever goes up.U will know u must have it checked out.
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