Are you feeling flu-like symptoms that involve fever, headache, muscle pains, vomiting, and a skin rash? Take a glass cup and press the glass surface against your skin. If the rash doesn't fade under pressure like a normal skin rash, then you are suffering from meningitis and you need to seek medical attention right away.
Other than a drinking glass, other common household items like aspirin, sugar cubes, frozen peas, credit cards, plastic wrap, duct tape, and even empty potato chip bags can come in handy for a medical emergency when first aid supplies are not accessible and you are waiting for emergency medical assistance.
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