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Meningitis in Children (cont.)

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meningitis, meningitis in children, spinal meningitis, inflammation of the meninges, brain infection, encephalitis, brain swelling, swelling of the brain, bacterial meningitis, viral meningitis, neck stiffness, stiff neck, spinal tap, lumbar puncture, meningococcal meningitis, meninges

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Meningitis in Children - Symptoms

What symptoms did your child experience with meningitis?

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Meningitis, Bacterial »

Bacterial meningitis is a life-threatening illness that results from bacterial infection of the meninges.

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