If you have a commonly flu, you may have the fever but all not be same. Fever is considered as any body has a fever of body has the above temperature than 98.6°. It is important to monitor the degree of fever and cold and you must take appropriate action.
Easy way to monitor you fevers by simply taking temperature. A low grade fever usually considers more than 98.6° and less than 100.4° for a period of 24 hours. A fever of 103° usually find in adults.
Fever is to an illness by itself, but a symptom of underlying condition. Fever is usually associated with physical discomfort but most people feel better during treatment. But it depends on age, physical condition and underlying cause of fever. Usually, fever is not considered dangerous but hypothermia is the cause of high temperature.
Symptoms of low/mild fever
Symptoms of mild fever may include.
What should a person do if he/she is in mild fever?
Take rest and drink plenty of fluids
Keep wet cloth on your forehead
Call a doctor if your fever is accompanied by a severe headache, stiff neck or some other unusual symptoms.
A fever called a body temperature which is above than 98.6°. A fever up to 102°can be help for body to fight against the body infections. Most healthy children and adults can tolerate a fever as high as 103° to 104° with short period of time without problems.
Treat your fever according signs if you have a severe headache cough, sore throat or throat swelling, skin rashes, insistent vomiting or any other out of the mentioned symptom than you should go to your doctor.
Look very sick.
In drowsy or fussy.
Has weakened immune system or other medical problem.
Has a seizure.
If the body temperature reaches at 103° or higher.
If you’ve had a fever for more than three days.