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I have a stiff neck, sore throat, rash on the back of my neck, and nausea. Do I have meningitis? How do I know?

See your doctor. Hi the only way to know how ill you are is to be assessed in person by a doctor. A stiff neck and rash can be signs of meningitis so you should seek immediate medical attention. Read more...

How can I tell if it's a flu or meningitis severe sore throat sleepless nights fever don't know how high stiff neck extremely tired?

Meningitis . Meningitis can be viral or bacterial. Sensitivity to light, fever, chills, severe headache, and neck stiffness are classic signs. A lumbar puncture and analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid will help make the diagnosis. Your primary medic doctor may refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon for evaluation. Read more...
See a doctor . You should go see your doctor . Meningitis is a critical diagnosis and can not be advise what to do in a webpage. Please go and see a doctor . Read more...

I've had a sore/stiff neck since yesterday around this time and have no idea why. I don't have a fever or anything, could it be meningitis?

I highly. doubt it. Meningitis produces a board like rigidity where you cannot bend your neck at all, and there is severe pain. Plus you often have a fever,headache, and are septic((very sick))). Still, if your neck pain persists or worsens, see a Dr. Read more...

Could my sore/stiff neck and waking up with peeling blue lips for a month with headache be meningitis?

Not bacterial. The fact that you have had this stiff neck for 1 month, makes bacterial meningitis unlikely. You likely have torticollis (stiff neck) from poor sleep mechanics. This can cause headache due to muscle spasms. Blue lips suggests circumoral cyanosis. You should see a medical provider ASAP. The combination of blue lips and headache could mean that you are not getting enough oxygen. Read more...

I woke up with headache achy arms and slight sore throat. My little sister and mom are sick too. Could this be meningitis /meningococcal or just a cold?

Meningitis? If you had Meningococcal meningitis you would be unlikely to be asking questions. This is a rapidly progressive and devastating illness with a high mortality rate. Sounds like a viral uri. If you develop fever, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck, sensitivity to light and sound, blood spots over your body and you cannot stand up because your blood pressure has fallen, then you might have meningitis. Read more...

Can a sore throat be a sign of bacterial meningitis? Doctor just looked at my throat and gave me an antibiotic.

Sore throat. By itself, a sore throat is unlikely to indicate meningitis. It usually indicates a virus or GAS. It is likely you would have other symptoms. If you are worried about the possibility, see you doctor. All the best. Read more...
No. I can't put those two issues together. I assume that you had vital signs taken including a BP, temperature & pulse. I also assume you were together enough during that process to carry on a conversation with the staff and the doc. You did not mention a headache, difficulty thinking or other signs there was even a remote chance of this issue. If you think this doc is wrong, get a 2nd opinion. Read more...