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My son says the back of his throat kinds hurts, the back of his neck and lower back pain. Fever of 101?

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Dr. Cory Annis
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: EMERGENCY!

Fever coupled with neck/back pain should be checked out immediately.
It may only be muscle tightening from the fever, but could also be meningitis. Let a doctor make that call. Do not wait!

In brief: EMERGENCY!

Fever coupled with neck/back pain should be checked out immediately.
It may only be muscle tightening from the fever, but could also be meningitis. Let a doctor make that call. Do not wait!
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