What Are Aseptic Meningitis Signs and Symptoms?

Q:
What are aseptic meningitis signs and symptoms?

A:
The symptoms of aseptic meningitis can vary due to the virus or medical condition that caused it. Sometimes symptoms won’t emerge until the condition has run its course.

General symptoms of aseptic meningitis in children and adults:

  • body aches
  • chills
  • fever
  • loss of appetite
  • stomachache
  • painful headache
  • sensitivity to light, or photophobia
  • vomiting
  • fatigue

Infants and toddlers may show the following symptoms:

  • fever
  • irritability and frequent crying
  • poor eating
  • sleepiness or trouble waking up after sleeping

You should still seek medical treatment if you suspect you or your child has aseptic meningitis.

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