(HealthDay News) -- Meningitis can kill a person within hours. So knowing its symptoms may be the difference between life and death, says the Meningitis Research Foundation.
The foundation explains the progression of symptoms:
- Fever, vomiting and headache.
- Limb pain, pale skin and cold hands.
- Rash, neck stiffness, dislike of bright lights and confusion.
If you suspect meningitis, the foundation warns you to seek immediate medical care.