Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
Whiplash occurs when a person's head moves backward and then forward very suddenly with great force. This injury is most common following a car collision.
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Wry neck (torticollis) is a tilted and twisted neck that can be congenital or result from muscle injury, swollen lymph nodes, ear infection, or other causes.
Cervical spondylosis, also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis, is an age-related condition that affects the joints and discs in your neck.
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…
Learn about the causes and symptoms of the West Nile virus.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. Read more on whom it affects and how to treat it.
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.
There are many types of skull fractures, but only one major cause. Get the facts on fractures and learn about diagnosis and treatment.
Cryptococcal meningitis is a fungal infection and inflammation of the membranes covering your spinal cord and brain.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can lead to meningitis if it's left untreated.
A brain abscess forms when fungi, viruses, or bacteria reach your brain through a wound in your head or an infection somewhere else in your body.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.