A fever is a temporary increase in your body temperature, often due to an illness. Having a fever is a sign that something out of the ordinary is going on in your body. For an adult, a fever may be uncomfortable, but usually isn't a cause for concern unless it reaches F For infants and toddlers, a slightly elevated temperature may indicate a serious infection. Fevers generally go away within a few days.
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A fever itself is not an illness, but it indicates an underlying viral or bacterial infection. Your child may have fever due to certain bugs such as the flu, a cold, or a stomach virus. These conditions are not very serious and are treatable at home. You may want to consult your doctor though if you notice fever without other symptoms in child. It is obvious to feel even more concerned when you notice fever with no other symptoms in child. This may still happen due to infections, which are among the most common causes of FUOs fever of unknown origin in children.
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My 3 year old daughter has had a runny nose and cough for the last 4 days, she sounds congested. Yesturday she started running a fever and I did the tylenol and motrin mix, well it helped a bit but she was still quiet warm. This morning she wakes up and wants juice after drinking a glass she still said she wanted more I didnt take her to the doctor cause I thought it was a normal cold, they would send me home and tell me to run its course..
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