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What are other potential signs and symptoms of meningococcal infection?

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These are additional signs and symptoms of meningococcal infection that has entered the bloodstream:

  • Abnormal skin color
  • Stomach cramps
  • Ice-cold hands and feet
  • Skin rash
  • Muscle ache or joint pain
  • Rapid breathing
  • Chills

From: Meningitis Symptoms Warning Signs WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

Meningitis Research Foundation: "Symptoms." 

The Meningitis Trust: "Symptoms of Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia." 

National Meningitis Association: "About Meningococcal Disease.

CDC: "Meningitis: Signs & Symptoms."

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on June 13, 2017

SOURCES: 

Meningitis Research Foundation: "Symptoms." 

The Meningitis Trust: "Symptoms of Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia." 

National Meningitis Association: "About Meningococcal Disease.

CDC: "Meningitis: Signs & Symptoms."

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on June 13, 2017

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