When Should You Worry About A Fever?

A fever (also termed pyrexia) is a higher-than-normal body temperature. It is a symptom caused by a wide variety of illnesses. Fevers may occur in anyone at any age.
Call the doctor if any of these conditions exists:

    • If the temperature is 103 F (39.4 C) or greater (fever is too high)
    • If the fever lasts more than seven days.
    • If the fever symptoms get worse (concern if fever is increasing toward 39.4 C). Read More…

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How do you know if you have a fever without a thermometer?

Feel the person’s forehead or neck. The most common way to check for a fever without a thermometer is to feel the person’s forehead or neck to see if it feels hotter than usual. Use the back of your hand, since the skin on your palm isn’t as sensitive as these other areas.Read here….

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