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What is thr sytoms for meningitis?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Fever,headache

Meningitis is the term denoting usually an infection causing inflammation of the covering tissue in brain and spinal cord.
Fever, headache , neck stiffness and altered mental status are the chief symptoms the severity and the prognosis varies from case to case but it has to be taken seriously!

In brief: Fever,headache

Meningitis is the term denoting usually an infection causing inflammation of the covering tissue in brain and spinal cord.
Fever, headache , neck stiffness and altered mental status are the chief symptoms the severity and the prognosis varies from case to case but it has to be taken seriously!
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

Fever, stiff neck, head ache, altered mental status and in some cases seizures.
Viral meningitis is usually milder than bacterial meningitis

In brief: See below

Fever, stiff neck, head ache, altered mental status and in some cases seizures.
Viral meningitis is usually milder than bacterial meningitis
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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In brief: List

Stiff neck, fever, somnolence, coma.

In brief: List

Stiff neck, fever, somnolence, coma.
Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
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