Neck stiffness : Medical Symptom Description

Neck stiffness: Neck stiffness is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Stiff neck. For a medical symptom description of 'Neck stiffness', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Stiff neck (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Neck stiffness' may be possible.
Stiff neck (symptom): Reduced mobility of the neck
Stiff neck (symptom): A stiff neck is probably not a symptom you would consider dangerous, and yet it can indicate some very severe conditions such as meningitis or meningococcal disease. Although neck stiffness can arise from physical neck complaints (e.g. whiplash) it is also a common symptom of numerous infectious illnesses. Neck stiffness symptoms need prompt professional medical advice for diagnosis.

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