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584 Possible Causes for Malaise, Neck Pain, Photophobia

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Post exertion malaise is one of the most debilitating aspects of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, yet the neurobiological consequences are largely unexplored[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cognitive problems 16 Sleep disturbance 27 Impairment of short term memory &/or concentration 28 Fatigue 85 Other clinical features: Visual changes, including blurring and photophobia[doi.org] , chronic neck pain, functional syndromes, and somatization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    […] especially the meningococcus, Neisseria meningitides, or the serotype designated B of Haemophilus influenzae ) Note: Meningitis is often marked by fever, headache, vomiting, malaise[merriam-webster.com] Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[icd9data.com] Neck pain and stiffness – this does NOT apply to sore throat pain in the front of the neck. It refers to severe pain in back of the neck.[askdrsears.com]

  • Viral Meningitis

    The presence of headache, neck pain, and malaise was similar for the two groups, but the duration of these symptoms was significantly longer among LM patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract An 18-year-old woman presented with a progressively worsening headache, photophobia feverishness and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient experienced near-complete resolution of his symptoms, his only residual complaint being that of neck pain with head movement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    RPA is a relatively uncommon illness, and therefore may not receive early diagnosis in children presenting with stiff neck, malaise, difficulty swallowing, or other symptoms[en.wikipedia.org] Other common symptoms include irritability, malaise, mild photophobia, and odynophagia (painful swallowing). Odynophagia causes drooling, poor oral intake, and anorexia.[online.epocrates.com] OBJECTIVE: To present a case of an uncommon presentation of cellulitis of the neck as benign neck pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Malaise d. Headache (cephalgia) e. Myalgia 2. Increased intracranial pressure, manifestations of which are: a. Headache b. Vomiting c. Eye effects d.[atsu.edu] The patient presented with back pain and urinary retention and this was followed by the development of headache, photophobia and a left VIth nerve palsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Any of the following may develop within hours or days: A severe headache, stiff neck, and a fever Neck pain Nausea or vomiting Red or purple rash Eye pain when your child[drugs.com]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    Meningococcal meningitis typically starts like the flu, with the sudden onset of an intense headache, fever, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, and malaise.[medicinenet.com] Infants and young children does not manifest neck stiffness and photophobia.[symptoma.com] The signs and symptoms of meningitis include high fever, neck pain and stiffness, severe headache, mental status changes (confusion, lethargy), vomiting, and/or rash.[uhs.berkeley.edu]

  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis

    We present a 38-year old man suffering from a biphasic illness with fever and malaise, who developed a mild aseptic meningitis during the second phase.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract On April 20, 2015, a female aged 15 years sought care at her pediatrician's office after 5 days of fever, myalgia, left parietal headache, and photophobia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms appearing less frequently include sore throat, cough, joint pain, chest pain, testicular pain, and parotid (salivary gland) pain.[cdc.gov]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    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] Symptoms of pneumococcal meningitis: Fever, usually high Drowsiness, impaired consciousness Irritability, fussiness, agitation Severe headache Vomiting Stiff neck Pain on[meningitis.ca] 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]

  • Listeria Meningitis

    She had been unwell with fever and malaise for 3 days. On examination, her temperature was 39.1 C, pulse rate was 90 per minute and blood pressure 150/90 mm Hg.[pn.bmj.com] 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] There were general weakness, muscle and joint pains, too.[aclr.com.es]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    Patient's mother stated he was doing well until early morning when he complained of malaise, fever and headache.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] 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] So use your head, and stay clear of this excruciating pain in the neck.[giantmicrobes.com]

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