Fatigue, Headache And Stiff Neck

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

A combination of a very bad headache, fever, and a stiff neck is suspicious for meningitis. But if you fell asleep with your head and neck in a funny position, you might also wake up tired with a headache and a stiff neck. In this case, you would not likely have a fever or other symptoms. You can feel tired for so many reasons besides these two, so that symptom doesn't usually help you figure out what is wrong.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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