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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

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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more


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What temperature is considered a fever?

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 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 is the temp for a fever considered?

What is the temp for a fever considered?

Temp over 100.4: Generally temp over 38 degrees centigrade or 100.4 farenheit are considered elevations. The other symptoms present detemine the severity of the illness. Under 2 mos of age this elevation requires immediate care.Over 105 requires immediate attention at any age. ...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 is a fever?

What is a fever?

Elevation of temp: A fever is an elevation of body temperature above "normal". Some define it as a temp exceeding 100, or a temp which in 24 hrs fails to get as low as 98.6. A normal temp varies during the day from early am when it may be as low as 97 to late afternoon/evening when it will reach 99.9. There are various definitions, some which are focused on when the fever is enuf to warrant doctor intervention. ...Read more

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What is a fever temperature in children considered?

What is a fever temperature in children considered?

100.4 R : Most will consider the core temperature (rectal) the most accurate reflection of real body temperature. At 100.4 r, it has moved outside the accepted range for normal. ...Read more

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What is considered a dangerous fever temperature?

What is considered a dangerous fever temperature?

Over 105: Generally temp over 38 degrees centigrade or 100.4 farenheit are considered elevations. The other symptoms present detemine the severity of the illness. Under 2 mos of age this elevation requires immediate care.Over 105 requires immediate attention at any age. ...Read more

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What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

100.2 degrees orless: 38 degrees celcius or 100.4 degrees f is considered the temperature above low grade. ...Read more

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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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How high of a temperature is considered a fever?

How high of a 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 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 considered a fever? And what is a normal temperature for a 2yr old?

What is considered a fever? And what is a normal temperature for a 2yr old?

98.6F: Normal temperature varies from 97.6 to 99.2 degrees f. During the day. It's lowest in the morning and highest in late afternoon to early evening. Any temperature above 99.4f would be considered a fever. A temperature over 100.2f would be considered a significant fever. ...Read more

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What is a low-moderate fever?

What is a low-moderate fever?

Fever: Fever is generally elevated body temperature greater than 100.5 f. Low to moderate would be 100.6-103.0f. ...Read more

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What is a low fever virus?

What is a low fever virus?

Not sure: Need more information to be able to answer. Fever is often associated with many infections, including viral. Different viruses cause different problems and different symptoms. The amount of fever usually does not suggest a particular infection. If it is very high in a child that is not acting sick, it can be a common childhood virus. "low fever virus" is really not a classification of viruses. ...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 is a fever when checking it orally in Fahrenheit?

What is a fever when checking it orally in Fahrenheit?

>100.4: is considered significant fever. Anything less, regardless of what your "normal" runs, is probably insignificant. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is temperature?

What is temperature?

A measurement: Thermometers measure body temperature and the normal is 98.6 f. Below that moves towards hypothermia when the body cools abnormally and fever when it goes up. An increased body temp is an indicator of an infection since it is part of the automatic defensive reaction of the body. ...Read more