The following Conditions are related to Stiff neck

Select a specific condition below to view its details.

  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

    Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b. The bacteria is spread through respiratory droplets from coughing or sneezing of an infected person. Risk factors for Hib infection include: 1. Age: Children under the age of 5, especially those under the age of 2, are at higher risk for Hib infection. 2. Lack of vaccination: Hib vaccination is the most effective way to preve  Read More

  • Meningococcal disease

    The main treatment for Meningococcal disease is antibiotics, typically given intravenously in a hospital setting. The specific antibiotic used will depend on the strain of the bacteria causing the infection and its susceptibility to different antibiotics. In addition to antibiotics, supportive care may be necessary to manage symptoms and complications of the disease. This can include intravenous fluids to prevent dehydration, medi  Read More