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i have high fever?

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See doctor: What is your temp when you mentioned that is is high. High fever inyoung pts we are concerned about meningitis . It is best to see doctor.Any other sx besides fever ?
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fever: A high fever depends on who you are talking to and who you are talking about. Most doctors would use a fever of 104 as high, With fevers, especially in regards to febrile seizures, that rate of elevation is more of a concern than the actual number. Typically a fever is defined as 100.4 or higher or two points higher than someone's baseline temperature.
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I am very ill.High fever?

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See your doctor!: Fever can signify many different illnesses and usually indicates infection and or inflammation. Figuring out what is wrong requires a complete review of other symptoms (cough, sore throat, viral infection. See your primary care physician diarrhea, burning with urination, rashes, etc.) a physical exam and often blood work and testing! high fevers often but not always suggest a viral infection..
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Determine cause: Treat the underlying cause. If the underlying cause of the fever is not serious, sometimes Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen in standard over=the=counter doses can help. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you.
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Can high fever risks life?

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High fever: Under certain conditions high fever can cause concern for life such as in meningitis, sepsis . And other conditions.
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Hey doctor. I have high fever?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not enough info!: High fever can have many causes, some very serious and some not so serious (like a cold). How long have you had it? Do you have any other symptoms? Please ask again and clarify. Remember, you have a 150 character limit, including punctuation and spaces, so make your question brief but complete.
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High Fever: Would not recommend trying to induce a high fever.

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