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What are the differences between mono and meningitis?

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Dr. Francisco Medina-mejia
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In brief: Mono vrs meningitis

Mononucleosis makes you sick, could also give you meningitis (not so common but).
When you add mono illness, confusion, disorientation, severe headache, stiff neck, ataxia, etc, worry about mono meningitis. Most likely viral, very rare bacterial.

In brief: Mono vrs meningitis

Mononucleosis makes you sick, could also give you meningitis (not so common but).
When you add mono illness, confusion, disorientation, severe headache, stiff neck, ataxia, etc, worry about mono meningitis. Most likely viral, very rare bacterial.
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