Fever, Neck pain: 8 Possible Causes
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What causes fever and neck pain? 8 possible conditions

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

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, a disease in which the immune system mistakes the body's own cells for invaders. In RA, the immune system attacks the synovia, the membranes lining the joints.

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2

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic pain and disability.

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3

Meningitis

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

Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. This is the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis may occur when fluid surrounding the meninges becomes infected. The most common causes of meningiti...

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4

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and stiffness. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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5

Polio

Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system. It is most likely to be contracted by children under five years old.

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6

Hodgkin's Disease

Learn more about a type of blood cancer called Hodgkin's disease (HD), including its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

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7

Subacute Thyroiditis

Subacute thyroiditis is a rare type of thyroiditis. Learn about subacute thyroiditis symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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8

Spinal Cord Abscess

A spinal cord abscess (SCA) can occur when an infection develops in your spinal cord. Learn how to recognize and treat this serious condition.

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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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