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My boyfriend has been in bed since half 9 last night so hasnt

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My boyfriend has been in bed since half 9 last night so hasn't moved for around 17 hours. he's finding it hard to keep his eyes open. barely long enough to say a sentence. has a high temperature, headache, muscle ache and is finding it hard to pass bowel movements also. what can this be? it's worrying
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 years ago.

Mysticdoc :

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JACUSTOMER-gc0ej3dj- :

ok

JACUSTOMER-gc0ej3dj- :

hello

Mysticdoc :

hello and thank you for your conversation

JACUSTOMER-gc0ej3dj- :

hello, no problem

JACUSTOMER-gc0ej3dj- :

any ideas what it could be?

Mysticdoc :

this can be meningitis

Mysticdoc :

infection of the brain can cause all these symptoms.

Mysticdoc :

Bacterial meningitis is more common.

Mysticdoc :

Can be serious if not treated promptly.

Mysticdoc :

I will suggest you to take him to the local hospital immediately.

Mysticdoc :

He will need Ct scan and a lumbar puncture to establish the diagnosis.

Mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

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