10 Top Warning Meningitis Symptoms & Signs

Caused by viral, bacterial, and fungi infections, meningitis occurs when your meninges (the thin membranes around your brain and neck) are inflamed. Here are 10 common symptoms of meningitis to look for.

Fever. Just like any other serious infection, once meningitis affects your immune system, you will notice a spike in your temperature. Along with a fever, your feet and hands will start to feel cold, and you might also experience a shivering sensation.