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I have been experiencing the following symptoms since Monday

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I have been experiencing the following symptoms since Monday this week.

I have been experiencing all over back pain. The pain does not feel skeletal/muscular. I have been lethargic, but I cannot sleep - When I do manage to get a bit of sleep I wake up hot and sweaty. I have also had a constant headache (located near the middle/back of my head) I also have slight weakness in my arms and hands (i have been dropping things, not being able to grasp things)
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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please enter chat

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hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

Hi

Customer:

Racine

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Racine

Dr. Phil, MD :

Nice to meet you

Customer:

you too

Dr. Phil, MD :

do you have a fever?

Customer:

no

Dr. Phil, MD :

do you take any meds for any reason?

Customer:

no I don't

Dr. Phil, MD :

ok.

Dr. Phil, MD :

The weakness and neck/head pain is highly concerning

Dr. Phil, MD :

Any injury?

Customer:

no, it just came on suddenly

Dr. Phil, MD :

anyone sick around you?

Customer:

no, it also hurts my back when I put my chin on my chest

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay.

Dr. Phil, MD :

That is all I need to hear

Dr. Phil, MD :

I am worried you have meningitis Racine

Customer:

I don't have any spots though

Dr. Phil, MD :

it doesn't usually cause spots

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need to go to A and E right away Racine

Customer:

okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

Do you know why I am worried?

Customer:

because you think I might have meningitis

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes but do you know what signs I am talking about

Dr. Phil, MD :

neck pain, headache, night sweats

Dr. Phil, MD :

in a young healthy person

Dr. Phil, MD :

This is meningitis until proven otherwise

Dr. Phil, MD :

If you were my child, I would be in the car already ok

Customer:

ok, i will tell my mum now and we will go

Customer:

thank you

Dr. Phil, MD :

alright

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Racine,

what happened in A and E?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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