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Contents for Fever
  1. Introduction: Fever
  2. Causes (2274 conditions)
  3. Causes of Types
  4. Drug causes (1063 listings)
  5. Drug interaction causes (224 listings)
  6. Diagnostic tests (40 listings)
  7. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (13 listings)
  8. Combined symptoms
  9. News (62 listings)


High temperature: High temperature is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Fever (High temperature): See detailed list of causes below.

Fever (medical symptom): Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.

Introduction: High temperature

Fever (medical symptom): A fever usually means the body has raised its temperature to fight an infection or condition. The most common causes are infectious viruses such as cold or flu. Also possibilities include gastroenteritis, hepatitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, otitis media, urinary tract infections, measles, roseola, prostratitis, mononucleosis, dental abcess, TB, and drug reactions. The most common causes of fever in children include cold, flu, otitis media, throat infection, UTI, or roseola, but there are numerous other possibilities. Less commonly, fever can be caused by extremely serious conditions such as meningitis, meningococcal disease, and others.

Chronic cases of mild fever can indicate various conditions. Some possibilities are hepatitis, tuberculosis, lymphoma, and reactions to drugs (so-called drug fever). But there are many other possibilities and there is a long list of conditions with fever as a symptom. For comparison, see the list of conditions with cold-like symptoms or flu-like symptoms.

Causes of Fever (High temperature)

The list of medical condition causes of Fever (High temperature) includes:

  • Numerous conditions can cause fever including infections or afflictions of the entire body or almost any organ or body location
  • Infections

All 2274 causes of Fever

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More Symptom Information for High temperature

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