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Fever in children

Fever in children: Introduction

Fever in children: Fever in children is the presence of a high body temperature in a child. See detailed information below for a list of 64 causes of Fever in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Fever in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Fever in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch...read more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common cold....read more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also...read more »

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Fever in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Fever in children

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How Common are these Causes of Fever in children?

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  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 17 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 46 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Fever in children:

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Causes of Fever in children Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Fever in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Fever in children:

    Acute leukemia, Agammaglobulinemia, Appendicitis, Bacterial infection, Bacterial meningitis, Inflammatory diseases, Crohn's disease, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

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