In infants under 3 months, a rectal temperature over 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit means it's time to seek medical attention as soon as possible, but between 3 months and 3 years, that number climbs to 102.2, notes About.com.... More »

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An oral temperature of more than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit is considered to be a fever, according to WebMD. A normal body temperature is approximately 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, which may vary by 1 degree from individual to... More »

Any temperature over the normal body temperature of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is considered to be a fever, according to WebMD. However, in medicine any temperature over 100.4 F is considered to be a fever. More »

To treat high fever in children who are between 2 and 17 years and whose temperature is over 102 Fahrenheit, give them acetaminophen or ibuprofen, explains Mayo Clinic. Ensure that you read the label carefully for the co... More »

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A newborn baby's fever is serious and should be reported to a doctor if it exceeds 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, according to MedlinePlus. A serious fever for a baby who is 3 to 12 months old is one that exceeds 102.2 degree... More »

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Some of the earliest signs of the flu include the sudden onset of excessive fatigue, aches and chills, coughing and chest tightness, soreness in the throat, fever and gastrointestinal problems, such as nausea, stomach pa... More »

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Home treatment options for pneumonia include a lot of rest, staying hydrated and taking an acetaminophen such as Tylenol or aspirin to reduce fever and improve comfort, says WebMD. If a cough that disturbs the ability to... More »

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