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Fever

Also called: Pyrexia
अनुवाद: हिन्दीे
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A fever is a body temperature that is higher than normal. It is not an illness. It is part of your body's defense against infection. Most bacteria and viruses that cause infections do well at the body's normal temperature (98.6 F). A slight fever can make it harder for them to survive. Fever also activates your body's immune system.

Infections cause most fevers. There can be many other causes, including

Treatment depends on the cause of your fever. Your health care provider may recommend using over-the-counter medicines such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen to lower a very high fever. Adults can also take aspirin, but children with fevers should not take aspirin. It is also important to drink enough liquids to prevent dehydration.

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Demographic Information - Fever

Following is the demographic information reported by website visitors for Fever. Information below may include patient demographics as well as data for website visitors who might be researching on behalf of patients e.g. parents for small children. The data below may or may not be reflective of the complete patient population demographics for this medicine/health topic.
User gender
22 out of 32 users are male.
Patients
Female10
Male22
Other0
Survey Participants: 32
User age
The most common user is < 21 years old.
Patients
< 2113
21-307
30-408
40-501
50+3
Survey Participants: 32
User reported disease
Users most commonly suffer from Asthma.
Patients
Asthma2
Back pain2
Chronic pain (e.g., arthritis, migraine, fibromyalgia, neuropathy)1
Sexually transmitted disease (STD)1
Angina1
Heart attack1
Survey Participants: 8
User exercise frequency
Users most commonly exercise once a week.
Patients
Once a week8
Twice a week5
Five times a week4
Everyday7
Survey Participants: 24
User smoking habit
24 out of 30 users do not smoke.
Patients
Smoke6
Do not smoke24
Survey Participants: 30
User alcohol consumption frequency
Users most commonly reported never consuming alcohol
Patients
Never17
One drink a day2
Two drinks a day1
More than two drinks a day0
Once a week1
Twice a week0
Once a month2
Survey Participants: 23
User body weight
6 out of 26 users report being overweight.
Patients
Overweight6
Not overweight20
Survey Participants: 26
User well-being
6 out of 23 users report having significant pain in the last 3 months.
Patients
Significant pain in the last 3 months6
No significant pain in the last 3 months17
Survey Participants: 23
User profession
The most common user profession is Other.
Patients
Other13
Student4
Engineer, IT or Software3
Family business2
Work in a Start up1
Retired1
Survey Participants: 24

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This page was last updated on 8/15/2017.
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