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 What causes a fever?
- Q Is it normal for my child to have a fever after getting a vaccine?
- Q What are the dangers of a high fever in a child?
- Q Should I give my child medicine for a fever?
- Q How can I tell if my infant has a fever?
- Q What other symptoms should parents look for if their child has a fever?