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A Quick Guide to Treating a Fever

Sarah Kaddour · December 21, 2018

Treat Illnesses At All Ages

A fever is a common sign of illness, and serves as a key player in fighting infections. Most parents wonder should you treat a fever or let the fever run its course? This fever treatment guide can help in making that important call.

Please note: The recommendations below are for otherwise healthy people — for instance, those who are not immunocompromised or taking chemotherapy drugs and haven’t recently had surgery.

Infants and Toddlers Fever Guide

Children Fever Guide

Adults Fever Guide


Temperature References: