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What is the syptoms for meningitis?

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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology
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In brief: MENINGITIS

Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, presented with headache, nausea/vomiting, fever and neck stiffness.
In younger children it can be subtle, it can be presented with fever, lethargy, decrease oral intake, vomiting or irritability due to increased intracranial pressure, also seizure can be a presenting symptom especially in infants.

In brief: MENINGITIS

Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, presented with headache, nausea/vomiting, fever and neck stiffness.
In younger children it can be subtle, it can be presented with fever, lethargy, decrease oral intake, vomiting or irritability due to increased intracranial pressure, also seizure can be a presenting symptom especially in infants.
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
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