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what temperature is considered a low grade fever

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Roman
9 years experience Integrative Medicine
No.: Your body temperature changes depending on menstruation cycle and time of day/night by 1-2 degrees. Personally, I don't consider a fever anything lowe ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Subjective fever: Everybody is a little bit different -and it would be important to know the temperatures you used to have before this question came up. I think that 'n ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
100.2 degrees orless: 38 degrees celcius or 100.4 degrees f is considered the temperature above low grade.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Febrile: Yes. It is.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever : Is anything above 98.6. But temperature can fluctuate with many things. Outside temp. Exercise , stress etc. so unless >100.5. Not going to be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Less than 100.4 : Less than 38 degrees celsius or 100.4 degrees farenheit is considered low grade.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
100.4: For most medical purposes, doctors in all specialties define fever as a temperature above 100.4 f.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
95.9 to 99.5 : A normal temperature reading for a child when taken by mouth is 98.6 degrees f, though this measurement can range from 95.9 to 99.5 degrees f in diffe ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
100.4: For most medical purposes, doctors in all specialties define fever as a temperature above 100.4 f.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Over 105: Generally temp over 38 degrees centigrade or 100.4 farenheit are considered elevations. The other symptoms present detemine the severity of the illnes ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Below 36.3 oral: The temperature at different parts of the body vary. The core temperature which is closest to that taken rectally is usually higher. The temperature ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Fever can be quite..: High and still be a normal reaction to an infxn. If by dangerous you mean malignant hyperthermia, this is generally not triggered by infection. Rather ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
Normal temp: is 97-(36.1degree C)--99F(3&.2 degree C) oral temp is 1 degree higher than axilary temp a temp of 100.4degrees is considered a low grade fever
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
None: There really is no too high. Fever particularly in children can be 104-106 with many viruses and in many individual children. This will not hurt them, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
100.4 R : Most will consider the core temperature (rectal) the most accurate reflection of real body temperature. At 100.4 r, it has moved outside the accepted ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Your body has a diurnal rhythm. Body temperature varies during the day being lowest n the morning and highest in the late afternoon and evening when a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Poor Expression: I hear this expression very often. In peediatrics, any temperature under 100.5f is considered normal. Over is considered elevated.The "low grade" expr ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
When to see doctor: It is recommended that an adult with a temp of 104 or above seek medical attention. However, depending on other symptoms - it could be prudent to seek ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Temp over 100.4: Generally temp over 38 degrees centigrade or 100.4 farenheit are considered elevations. The other symptoms present detemine the severity of the illnes ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A temp of: 104 or greater would warrant medical attention. Temp >107.6 °F (42 °C) creates serious risk for brain damage. What constitutes low fever is adult ... Read More
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