Fever - Definition

March 2018


Fever is an elevation of body temperature above the normal temperature.
In most cases, fever is a symptom of infection.


The temperature normally varies between 36 and 37.2 ° C.
Everyone does not agree on the temperature of which we can speak of fever. Some speak as soon as 37.5 ° C and others not until at least 38 ° C.


Above 40 ° C, fever can be a deadly risk, so it is important not to let it rise.


For this, we can use such drugs as aspirin, cold showers or ice packs.


Original article published by Jeff. Translated by Crashounette. Latest update on November 13, 2013 at 09:47 AM by Crashounette.
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