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Could an abscess of the tonsils lead to spinal meningitis?

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Dr. Jean-Pierre Mobasser
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Highly unlikely

It would be extraordinarily difficult to contract spinal meningitis in this manner. But if you have any concerns, it's always better to convey your concerns to your family doctor.

In brief: Highly unlikely

It would be extraordinarily difficult to contract spinal meningitis in this manner. But if you have any concerns, it's always better to convey your concerns to your family doctor.
Dr. Jean-Pierre Mobasser
Dr. Jean-Pierre Mobasser
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine

In brief: Possible

It's possible but unlikely.
It can happen anytime bacteria get into the blood stream.

In brief: Possible

It's possible but unlikely.
It can happen anytime bacteria get into the blood stream.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Dr. Michael Sparacino
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