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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
  • Headaches are often easily dealt with through pain relievers and lifestyle changes. However, a doctor should assess any frequent or severe headaches.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Headaches usually go away without causing further problems, but certain types of headaches may be warning signs of more serious health problems.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seven out of 10 people in the U.S. have at least one headache per year, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). And it is estimated that 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Headaches are an important cause of days mi...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The term "chills" refers to a feeling of being cold without an apparent cause. You get this feeling when your muscles repeatedly expand and contract.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Irritability is a feeling of agitation or frustration. It can also be a symptom of a mental disorder or medical condition and is especially common in young children who are feeling ill.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A generalized tonic-clonic seizure, sometimes called a grand mal seizure, is a disturbance in the functioning of both sides of your brain.
    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
  • Hypersomnia is a condition that causes a patient to feel sleepy throughout the day.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Anorexia is the abnormal loss of appetite for food. It can be a symptom of diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and some neurological conditions.
    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
  • Coma, from the Greek word "koma," meaning deep sleep, is a state of extreme unresponsiveness, in which an individual exhibits no voluntary movement or behavior.
    Source:HLCMS
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