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Severe headache, vomiting and fever with neck pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you.
User :   i have headache
User :   bad headache
Doctor :   Ok
User :   where r u from?
User :   whats ur name?
Doctor :   I am Dr XXX
Doctor :   I am from Bangalore.
User :   what speciality?
Doctor :   Can you describe briefly about the pain?
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner.
User :   bad headache all over the head
User :   i am dizzy
User :   not able to walk straight
Doctor :   Since when are you having this headache?
Doctor :   And may I know your age and gender?
User :   3 days
User :   33 years m
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i think i have high fever
Doctor :   Is the pain throbbing in nature?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are these headaches constantly present?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Or does it increase during a particular time of the day?
User :   when i lay down it is bad
Doctor :   Do you have other symptoms such as nasal congestion, sorethroat?
User :   fever
User :   cannot move my neck for some reason
User :   it hurts
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have vomiting?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Or nausea?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
User :   k
User :   ??
Doctor :   Severe headache, vomiting and fever with neck pain can indicate meningitis.
User :   oh no
User :   i am scared
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   There are different varieties of meningitis which are not severe.
User :   k
Doctor :   Apart from this other conditions such as sinusitis,
Doctor :   previous headaches which have been aggravated by the present infection can also be the cause.
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