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What are signs of bacterial menegitis?
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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
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In brief: Fever and stiff neck
The symptoms of bacterial meningitis include a high fever and a stiff neck.
It is hard and very painful to bend the neck forward. This is called nuchal rigidity. People often have abnormal behavior. Less than half have all three of these symptoms, the so-called "clinical triad." a severe headache is very common, and 95% of people have 2 of these 4 symptoms.

In brief: Fever and stiff neck
The symptoms of bacterial meningitis include a high fever and a stiff neck.
It is hard and very painful to bend the neck forward. This is called nuchal rigidity. People often have abnormal behavior. Less than half have all three of these symptoms, the so-called "clinical triad." a severe headache is very common, and 95% of people have 2 of these 4 symptoms.
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Headache-stiff neck
Symptoms of bacterial meningitis include headache, stiff neck, fever, lethargy, confusion, skin rash, flu-like symptoms, nausea, vomiting, and others.
Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency and needs to be immediately evaluated in the emergency department.

In brief: Headache-stiff neck
Symptoms of bacterial meningitis include headache, stiff neck, fever, lethargy, confusion, skin rash, flu-like symptoms, nausea, vomiting, and others.
Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency and needs to be immediately evaluated in the emergency department.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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