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A 24-year-old male asked:

body temperature 38.9. is it consider as high fever?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Medium / Moderate: A temperature of 101-102 f can be called a medium fever or moderate fever, if one separates fevers into low, moderate, and high. Depending on what symptoms are happening, how long they've been occurring, what underlying problems a person has, etc..., one can decide when to see a doctor. That means a fever of 102 in one person may be very serious, while in another person may be not serious.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Fever: Yes, a body temperature of 38.9 degrees celsius is considered a low-grade fever.

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