Is 102 fever too much?

Is 102 fever too much?

For children ages three months to three years, call us if there is a fever of 102 degrees or higher. For all kids three years and older, a fever of 103 degrees or higher means it is time to call Pediatrics East. If a fever of 102 degrees or higher lasts for more than two days, please give us a call, too.

What causes a child to have a cough with no fever?

The cause of a cough without fever in children can be the same as those for adults. However, certain causes are more common in children than in adults. We outline some causes below. Children may put objects in their mouth out of curiosity or experimentation or to alleviate the discomfort of teething.

When to see a doctor for a cough with no fever?

However, if a cough persists beyond 4 weeks, a person should see their doctor for a diagnosis. Coughing can occur for many different reasons. A cough that occurs without a fever may be due to a simple irritation in the throat, or inhalation of a foreign object. It may also be a symptom of an infection.

How to treat an acute cough with home remedies?

An acute cough may sometimes improve following home treatment, such as: 1 using a humidifier to keep the air moist 2 taking hot showers to help alleviate congestion and open the airways 3 drinking plenty of fluids, such as hot tea with honey to soothe irritation 4 getting plenty of rest to help the body fight an infection

What is the normal temp for a child with a fever?

For kids, a fever is when their temperature is higher than 100.4°F (measured rectally); 99.5°F (measured orally); or 99°F (measured under the arm). The average normal body temperature is 98.6° Fahrenheit (or 37° Celsius).

What causes sore throat and fever in children?

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or JRA is a long-term disease that causes pain and swelling in children’s joints Mononucleosis is a viral infection causing extreme fatigue, sore throat, fever, rash, muscle aches, and more.

Is it normal for an adult to have a 102 degree fever?

Although it may not be comfortable, a temperature of up to 102°F is generally good for you. Most healthy adults can tolerate a fever as high as 103°F to 104°F for short periods of time without having problems. Body temperatures usually return to normal with the illness goes away.

What causes sore throat, fever and stuffy nose?

Viral syndrome is an unidentified cause of typical virus symptoms sore throat, stuffy nose, aches and more. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread through tick bites; symptoms include rash, fever chills, and more. Acute sinusitis, an inflammation of the sinuses, causes sinus pain and tenderness, facial redness and more.

What are the symptoms of Coxsackie virus infection?

Coxsackie virus infection can cause many cold-like symptoms as well as blisters on the mouth hands and feet. Crohn’s disease is a digestive condition that causes swelling, cramping, diarrhea, and nutritional problems. Epiglottitis is a rare, life-threatening illness that keeps air from getting to the lungs.