Symptoms of viral meningitis

Child suffering from viral meningitis usually exhibit the following symptoms:

  • Extreme headache
  • Increased sensitivity to light (Photophobia)
  • Stiffness and immobility of the neck
  • Seizures and convulsions
  • Confusion and mental instability
  • Fatigue and dizziness
  • Fever
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swelling of the Fontanelle (soft spot on a baby’s head)
  • Rashes
  • Sore throat