What are the Symptoms of Fever?
- Fever can be defined as a rise in temperature above its normal range that is, 96.0°F - 99.6°F
- Fever is a symptom and not a disease; it may include other signs and symptoms
- If the temperature is between 103°F (39.4 C) and 106°F (41.1 C), then it is considered high fever
Fever can be defined as a rise in temperature above its normal range that is, 96.0°F - 99.6°F. Fever is a symptom and not a disease so depending on the cause of fever additional signs and symptoms of fever may include:
- Sweating and Shivering
- A headache
- Muscle aches
- Loss of appetite
- General weakness
- Confusion, excessive sleepiness or lethargy and tiredness, and stiff neck
- A severe headache
- A sore throat (associated with difficulty in swallowing or drooling)
- Chest pain
- Difficulty in breathing
- Nausea and vomiting
- Severe abdominal pain
- Blood in stool
- Pain while passing urine
High fevers i.e. temperatures between 103°F (39.4 C) and 106°F (41.1 C) may cause:
- Lethargy and tiredness
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Source: Expert Content May 04, 2018
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