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What are the symptoms of bacterial meningitis?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
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In brief: Headache Plus

Headache occurs in at least 90% of people with meningitis.
Stiff neck occurs in at least 85% of people with meningitis fever and chills occur in at least 90% of people with meningitis. Vomiting occurs in about 35% of people with meningitis fear of bright lights (photophobia) confusion seizures history of a recent upper respiratory infection.

In brief: Headache Plus

Headache occurs in at least 90% of people with meningitis.
Stiff neck occurs in at least 85% of people with meningitis fever and chills occur in at least 90% of people with meningitis. Vomiting occurs in about 35% of people with meningitis fear of bright lights (photophobia) confusion seizures history of a recent upper respiratory infection.
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