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What is Fever?

What is Fever?

An increase in temperature to a range that is above normal. The body's temperature is usually increased in response to ...more »

  • Fever: Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius.
  • Fever: A rise in body temperature above the normal, often as a response to infection. [GO:jl]
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Fever: a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Fever: Introduction

Types of Fever:

Types of Fever:

How serious is Fever?

Complications of Fever: see complications of Fever

What causes Fever?

Causes of Fever: see causes of Fever
Risk factors for Fever: see risk factors for Fever

What are the symptoms of Fever?

Symptoms of Fever: see symptoms of Fever

Complications of Fever: see complications of Fever

Can anyone else get Fever?

More information: see contagiousness of Fever
Inheritance: see inheritance of Fever

Fever: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Fever.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Fever.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Fever: see treatments for Fever
Alternative treatments for Fever: see alternative treatments for Fever
Research for Fever: see research for Fever

Name and Aliases of Fever

Main name of condition: Fever

Other names or spellings for Fever:

Hyperthermia, Pyrexia, Body temperature increased, Febrile Source - Diseases Database

Febrility, Febricity, Pyrexia, Feverishness
Source - WordNet 2.1


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