Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Fever

A fever is usually caused by infections from viruses (such as a cold or the flu) or bacteria (such as strep throat or some ear infections). The fever itself is not the disease, only a sign that the body’s defenses are trying to fight an infection.

Featured Article

When to Call the Pediatrician: Fever

A fever is a common sign of sickness. Under certain circumstances of high fever, a pediatrician should be contacted immediately.

VIEW

Articles