Meningitis symptoms
Meningitis

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Ademetionine is a form of the amino acid methionine, also called SAMe. Find out about its uses, as well as precautions about the synthetic supplement.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Vomiting, or throwing up, is a forceful discharge of stomach contents. It can be a one-time event linked to something that doesn't settle right in the stomach. Recurrent vomiting may be cause by underlying medical conditions. Frequent vomiting may...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Source:HLCMS
  • Decreased consciousness can affect your ability to remain awake, aware, and oriented. Learn about the symptoms of this potential medical emergency.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sometimes a person feels hot to touch due to illness or environmental situation that causes elevated core temperature. A compounding factor can be dehydration (lack of fluids.
    Source:Healthline
  • When skin feels hot to the touch, it means the body's temperature is hotter than normal. Sometimes a person's skin feels hot to the touch due to illness. This can also be caused by an environmental situation that increases body temperature.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Photophobia is a condition in which bright lights hurt your eyes. Another name for this condition is light sensitivity. It's a common symptom that's associated with several different conditions, ranging from minor irritations to serious medical em...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Disorientation, the lack of being able to correctly identify oneself, one's location, or the date and time, is a sign of an altered mental status. An alteration in mental status is often an indication of a serious medical problem, requiring prompt medical attention.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Disorientation is an altered mental state. A person who's disoriented may not know their location and identity or the time and date.

    It's often accompanied with other symptoms such as:

    • confusion, or being unable to think wi...
      Source:HLCMS
  • A fontanel is more commonly known as a soft spot. When a baby is born, they typically have several fontanels where bones of their skull haven't fused yet. A newborn has fontanels on the top, back, and sides of their head.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemianopsia is a loss of vision in half of the visual field of one eye or both eyes. Common causes are stroke, brain tumor, and trauma to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
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