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What temperature is a fever dangerous?

What temperature is a fever dangerous?

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 it most often follows anesthesia or neuromuscular blocker, and emerging data suggests predisposition related to mutations in many genes. For infxn-related fever, tylenol/motrin and supportive care. Should resolve w/ rx of infxn. If concerns, call dr. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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At what temperature is a fever too high?

At what temperature is a fever too high?

104-105: Above 104, you risk seizure, heart arrhythmia, and death. That's not definite but the higher you go, the more likely it is. ...Read more

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What temperature is a fever in children?

What temperature is a fever in children?

Fever- see doc?: When to see a doctor when your child has a fever? Depends on the age and how the child is doing: http://www.parenting.com/health-guide/fever/when-call-doctor ...Read more

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What temperature is a fever for a child who feels hot?

What temperature is a fever for a child who feels hot?

100.4 F (38.0 C): Fever in a child is a temperature of 100.4 farenheit or 38.0 celcius. In an infant, this temperature should be measured rectally. Temps taken under the arm in a baby may read falsely lower than the child's real core body temperature. Fever is more serious in a newborn baby in general than in an older child. ...Read more

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What is a low grade fever in children? What temperature count as fever if takes oral?

What is a low grade fever in children? What temperature count as fever if takes oral?

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 ...Read more

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What temperature is considered a fever?

100.4: For most medical purposes, doctors in all specialties define fever as a temperature above 100.4 f. ...Read more

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What temperature is considered a fever in my baby?

What temperature is considered a fever in my baby?

100.5 F or 37.9 C: Measured rectally, which is the most correct way to take temperature under 2 months or so. ...Read more

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What temperature is consided a fever while pregnat? I

Same: The criteria are the same. I use 101.5 f as my trigger to dig deeper and find the issue. Anything over 100 can be a problem, depending on other symptoms. ...Read more

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