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A 31-year-old female asked:

What level is considered a fever under celsius? under fahrenheit i believe it is when you cross 98.6

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
98.6 F equals 37 C: Usually, a person has a mild fever and can ask her primary care doctor to evaluate if her temperature gets to 100 F, which would be about 38 C. In normal, healthy people, fevers are due to infections in most cases. That said, there are many other causes of fevers. Each patient is different, meaning a person who is normally at 97.5 all the time can be having a fever at 99.

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Last updated Feb 14, 2020

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