10 Symptoms of Meningitis

Symptom #2: Sore and Stiff Neck

A stiff, painful neck is a typical meningitis symptom that affects many patients. The stiffness may also affect the head and the spine such that the upper body has an abnormal backwards arch known as opisthotonos. This collection of meningitis symptoms are also seen in babies and young children. They may also be accompanied by other signs like vomiting and sensitivity to light.

If the meningitis symptoms have reached this far, the disease is already at an advanced stage and you should get immediate medical attention. It is worth repeating that meningitis can lead to serious complications including brain and nerve damage, or even death.

Symptoms Of Meningitis

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