25th November 2019

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Is a temperature of 99.4 considered a fever?

The doctors consider the rise in body temperature as fever if it crosses the mark of 99.4°F when taken orally and 100.4°F when taken rectally.

Is a temperature of 99.1 a fever?

When someone has a fever, the body raises the normal body temperature (as measured orally) above 37.5°C (99.5°F). A rectal temperature above 38°C (100.4°F) or an underarm temperature above 37.2°C (99°F) is also considered a fever.

Is a temperature of 99.5 considered a fever?

In general, a baby has a fever when their body temperature exceeds 100.4°F, or 38°C. A child has a fever when their temperature exceeds 99.5°F, or 37.5°C. An adult has a fever when their temperature exceeds 99 to 99.5°F, or 37.2 to 37.5°C.
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