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Signs of Meningococcal disease

Symptoms of Meningococcal disease

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Meningococcal disease may include:

Note that Meningococcal disease symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Meningococcal disease signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Meningococcal disease:

Meningococcal Disease (General): DBMD (Excerpt)

High fever, headache, and stiff neck are common symptoms of meningitis in anyone over the age of 2 years. These symptoms can develop over several hours, or they may take 1 to 2 days. Other symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, discomfort looking into bright lights, confusion, and sleepiness. In newborns and small infants, the classic symptoms of fever, headache, and neck stiffness may be absent or difficult to detect, and the infant may only appear slow or inactive, or be irritable, have vomiting, or be feeding poorly. As the disease progresses, patients of any age may have seizures. (Source: excerpt from Meningococcal Disease (General): DBMD)

Meningococcal Disease: DBMD (Excerpt)

Fever, headache and stiff neck in meningitis cases, and sepsis and rash in meningococcemia. (Source: excerpt from Meningococcal Disease: DBMD)

More Symptoms of Meningococcal disease:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Meningococcal disease article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

These general reference articles may be related to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

What are the signs of Meningococcal disease?

The phrase "signs of Meningococcal disease" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Meningococcal disease that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Meningococcal disease" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Meningococcal disease.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Meningococcal disease. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Meningococcal disease has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Meningococcal disease signs or Meningococcal disease symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Meningococcal disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Meningococcal disease symptoms.


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