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Fever

Also called: Pyrexia
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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.

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.:
User gender
5 out of 7 users are male.
Patients
Female2
Male5
Other0
Survey Participants: 7
User age
The most common user is 30-40 years old.
Patients
< 212
21-301
30-404
40-500
50+0
Survey Participants: 7
User reported disease
Users most commonly suffer from Chronic pain (e.g., arthritis, migraine, fibromyalgia, neuropathy).
Patients
Chronic pain (e.g., arthritis, migraine, fibromyalgia, neuropathy)1
Survey Participants: 1
User exercise frequency
Users most commonly exercise everyday.
Patients
Once a week2
Twice a week1
Five times a week0
Everyday3
Survey Participants: 6
User smoking habit
4 out of 5 users do not smoke.
Patients
Smoke1
Do not smoke4
Survey Participants: 5
User alcohol consumption frequency
Users most commonly reported never consuming alcohol
Patients
Never4
One drink a day0
Two drinks a day1
More than two drinks a day0
Once a week1
Twice a week0
Once a month0
Survey Participants: 6
User body weight
1 out of 6 users report being overweight.
Patients
Overweight1
Not overweight5
Survey Participants: 6
User well-being
2 out of 5 users report having significant pain in the last 3 months.
Patients
Significant pain in the last 3 months2
No significant pain in the last 3 months3
Survey Participants: 5
User profession
The most common user profession is Other.
Patients
Other2
Family business1
Banker1
Engineer, IT or Software1
Survey Participants: 5

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This page was last updated on 3/26/2017.
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