Posted on 5/13/2018 by Dr. Franco
|When you have symptoms of a head or neck infection, it is important to seek out medical attention. Any sort of infection in the body can cause a problem and even death if it is ignored.
It is important that you recognize the symptoms and take care of them as soon as they are noticed. The first thing that should be done is speaking with a professional that can assess your symptoms and then provide you with ways of correcting the problem.
Head and Neck Infection Symptoms
There are always symptoms that you should watch out for when it comes to an infection. It is important that if you are not feeling very well, or if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, that you seek help right away.
Having a fever, chills, and unusual fatigue are always signs that your body is fighting something out of the ordinary. Neck stiffness, an extreme headache with sensitivity to light, as well as pain in the mouth, teeth, or jaw area are also very commonly noticed in those that have an infection in their head or neck.
Many head and neck infections stem from problems in the mouth. It could be an infected tooth or even an abscess that spread. If you notice any of these symptoms, it is very important that you call on us to help figure out the source of the problem.
It is important to take note of any changes that occur in your body. Speak with one of our professionals regarding the symptoms of a neck and head infection that you could be suffering from.
They can run tests to find out more about the problem you are currently experiencing and ways that it can be treated. Never leave an infection untreated. Speak with us today to come in and speak with someone.
PEDRO F. FRANCO, DDS
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