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How to tell if I have bacterial meningitis?

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Dr. Kenneth Reichert
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In brief: Bacterial Meningitis

Inflammation accounts for some symptoms of bacterial meningitis such as headache, sensitivity to light, and neck stiffness.
Common symptoms of bacterial meningitis include difficulty thinking clearly, fever greater than 101*f, generalized aches and pains, irritability, loss of appetite, lethargy, rash, rapid heart beat, and seizure.

In brief: Bacterial Meningitis

Inflammation accounts for some symptoms of bacterial meningitis such as headache, sensitivity to light, and neck stiffness.
Common symptoms of bacterial meningitis include difficulty thinking clearly, fever greater than 101*f, generalized aches and pains, irritability, loss of appetite, lethargy, rash, rapid heart beat, and seizure.
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