A high fever in a child or an infant often indicates some form of infection. In a young child, even a minor infection can result in a high fever, usually defined as a temperature of 103˚ F and above.
- Q How does fever help fight infection?
- Q Is it normal for my child to have a fever after getting a vaccine?
- Q Should I give my child medicine for a fever?
- Q When should I call the doctor for a fever?
- Q How can I help bring down my child's fever?
- Q How can I help treat a fever?