Neck Pain : Pain From The Meninges

Neck pain is a common disease that we often wake up in the morning with or experience at the end of a tiring day at work. It is usually a result of a minor strain or sprain and disappears with over-the-counter painkillers and symptomatic treatment at home. In some cases however, neck pain may be the result of a problem that requires emergency treatment.

Pain from the Meninges

Meningitis: Meningitis is a condition where the covering of the brain and spinal cord is inflamed. Along with neck pain, the patient experiences symptoms of fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, and sometimes seizures. Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, dizziness sensitivity to light, rashes and weakness. Neck pain is increased with movement. The neck pain and stiffness may make it difficult for the patient to touch his chin to his chest.

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