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Your symptoms:
  • Chills
  • Stiff neck

What causes chills and stiff neck? 5 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Meningitis

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.

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2

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. Read more on whom it affects and how to treat it.

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3

Infectious Mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).

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4

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an infectious disease that's transmitted to humans through tick bites. Learn how Lyme disease is diagnosed and treated, and learn how to prevent tick bites.

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5

Histoplasmosis

Histoplasmosis is a type of lung infection. It is caused by inhaling fungal spores. Spores are found in soil and in the droppings of bats and birds.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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