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658 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Photophobia

  • Meningitis

    Letters Abstract Background Mortality and morbidity rates are high among adults with acute bacterial meningitis, especially those with pneumococcal meningitis.[dx.doi.org] Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[icd9data.com] Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, photophobia, confusion and irritability (exhibited by uncontrolled cry in children).[symptoma.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Complications of influenza These include the following: Bacterial superinfection Pneumonia Volume depletion Myositis Pericarditis Rhabdomyolysis Encephalitis Meningitis Myelitis[emedicine.medscape.com] […] sinusitis, bronchitis , pneumonia; formation of abscesses in the tonsils; rheumatic fever from strep throat; spread of infection from sinuses to the brain ( meningitis );[medicinenet.com] […] secondary infection by bacteria (viral infection can cause impairment of the physical barrier in the respiratory airways making it easier for bacteria to invade) resulting in bacterial[medicinenet.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    , peripheral neuritis, hepatitis, or hematologic complications.Although antibiotics exert no antiviral action they may be indicated to treat bacterial secondary infections[en.wikipedia.org] Other symptoms include cough, chest pain and photophobia.[patient.info] […] recommended for people with simple infectious mononucleosis, they may be useful (in conjunction with steroids) in the management of severe EBV manifestations, such as EBV meningitis[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Viral Meningitis

    DESIGN: Common CSF indices, blood leukocyte counts, and serum CRP values were compared between patients with bacterial meningitis who had a positive CSF bacterial culture[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract An 18-year-old woman presented with a progressively worsening headache, photophobia feverishness and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rates of headache, photophobia, nuchal rigidity, vomiting, and administration of intravenous fluids in the Emergency Department were no different between admitted and discharged[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemophilus Meningitis

    bacterial meningitis G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified G01 Meningitis in bacterial diseases classified elsewhere G02 Meningitis in other infectious and parasitic diseases[icd10data.com] Symptoms of meningitis typically include sudden onset of: Fever Headache Stiff neck Nausea with or without vomiting Photophobia (eyes being more sensitive to light) Altered[cdc.gov] 1] Inflammation of the meninges and endothelium releases pyrogens causing fever. [1,6] Vomiting Vomiting is a common finding in the meningitis. [4] Sensitivity to light (photophobia[explainmedicine.com]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    MMP-9 level in CSF may be a marker of vasculitic complication in bacterial meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children and adults classically have a fever, severe headache, photophobia, neck stiffness, vomiting, confusion, delirium, and seizures, while elderly patients may have atypical[symptoma.com] The signs and symptoms to watch out for include sudden onset of severe headache, fever, vomiting, neck stiffness and photophobia (dislike for light).[pulse.com.gh]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    CONCLUSIONS: Our study shows striking variations in complement activation depending on the pathogen responsible for the bacterial meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infants and young children does not manifest neck stiffness and photophobia.[symptoma.com] Additional symptoms may include chills; sweating; weakness; loss of appetite; muscle pain (myalgia) of the lower back or legs; or inability to tolerate bright light (photophobia[rarediseases.org]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    Abstract Staphylococcus aureus is a rare cause of bacterial meningitis and there is no consensus on antibiotic treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recent brain surgery Spinal fluid shunt Trauma Symptoms may come on quickly, and include: Fever and chills Mental status changes Nausea and vomiting Sensitivity to light ( photophobia[medlineplus.gov] Photophobia and a general hyperesthesia to all forms of stimuli are present. Venous congestion of the ocular fundi is common.[atsu.edu]

  • Listeria Meningitis

    We treated this bacterial meningitis with antibiotic medicine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There are often other symptoms, such as Nausea Vomiting Photophobia (increased sensitivity to light) Altered mental status (confusion) In newborns and babies, the meningitis[cdc.gov] bacterial meningitis.[academic.oup.com]

  • Conjunctivitis

    This condition can occur when mothers are injected with the drug during labour, for example if they have bacterial meningitis or other serious infections.[theeyepractice.com.au] Photophobia is minimal. Family members with similar complaints typically present with conjunctivitis from an infectious cause.[emedicine.com] Symptoms include irritation, photophobia, and watery discharge. Diagnosis is clinical; sometimes viral cultures or immunodiagnostic testing is indicated.[msdmanuals.com]

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