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at what temperature should an adult go to the hospital

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever: Fever itself is not an indication for needing medical care. More importantly are other symptoms or problems like dehydration, headache, nausea and vom ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on temp&symp: Depends how high the temperature is&what other symptoms you have. Most of the time if you have temperature if not over 103 degres farenheight and can ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on temp&symp: Depends how high the temperature is&what other symptoms you have. Most of the time if you have temperature if not over 103 degres farenheight and can ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on temp&symp: Depends how high the temperature is&what other symptoms you have. Most of the time if you have temperature if not over 103 degres farenheight and can ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Possibly too high: You can try ibuprofen as well but if temperature not responding to over counter medications then you may have infection that requires antibiotics. Don ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depend on appearance: If after using ibuprofen or acetaminophen, a baby appears too fussy or too ill, he or she should be seen by the ER doctor to look for the cause of the ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fever: It is generally recommended that adults seek medical care for a temp of 104 or above. But you may need to go with a lower temp depending on the sympto ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Temps are normal.: What you have described in your question are normal body temperatures. However, I do not know the clinical circumstances surrounding your question. R ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Other symptoms...: What age? If < 3 months old, call doc now. If toddler, fever of 102 is not dangerous. I would get more concerned if the child had other symptoms like: ... Read More
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