The Meningitis Research Foundation experts said, “A rash can be one of the clearest and most specific signs of meningococcal meningitis and septicemia to recognize”.
The rash could look like pink or reddish pin-prick or purplish spots on the skin that might resemble a bruising. It’s important to get medical attention right away if you or a loved one is experiencing any symptoms. Katherine Carter, Information and support officer for the charity, emphasized to “Trust your instincts, someone who has meningitis or septicemia could become seriously ill very quickly, they need medical help even if there are only a few spots, a rash that fades, or no rash at all.”
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