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What Is Considered A Fever
101 F: Though you may ask 3 different doctors and get 3 different numbers. I think 101.0 f is a good starting number. However, if your little one in feeling bad and has a temperature, give him an appropriate dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) and keep him well hydrated. Call your doctor if you have more concerns. ...Read more
I usually have a temperature of 36.3c or 36.5 but today it's 36.8 do I have a fever, what is considered a fever??
100.4 degrees: I want to see any 2 mo infant with a rectal temperature of 100.4 within the next few hours if not sooner. Temperature below this but above 98.6 is worth watching but often just part of their daily metabolic drift. ...Read more
100.4 F = 38 C: Check out http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2007/0615/p1805.Html. We tolerate higher temperatures in older children who don't appear "toxic". But younger children bear more involved evaluation since their immune systems aren't mature & they haven't received complete set of vaccinations. However, even healthy appearing children w/102.2 f = 39 c need further evaluation. Btw these temperatures are rectal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever: Fever is when the temperature above the normal range. Definition for fever is the same for everybody, it does not matter whether you have cancer or not. However, when you are receiving chemotherapy, there would be a risk for you to be neutropenic/having low wbc. Thus, what i would tell my patients is to let me know if they have temperature 100.4 or above. ...Read more
Fever: There are several definitions. The one i prefer is a body temperature which in the course of 24 hrs either fails to get as low as 98.6 f or reaches 100 f. That may not define clinically significant fever since temperature elevations may occur for many conditions which are not clinically relevant. Someone who runs a mile may have a temp of 104 f without any illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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