Fever is a temporary rise in the body temperature, often due to an illness. Fever is a signal that there is something out of the ordinary is going on in the body. It is very important to rule all the exact cause of fever and start the treatment accordingly, there are many reasons that may cause a fever like infection, heat exhaustion, COVID-19, vaccines and immunizations, cancer, malaria, etc.
This package is advised for those suffering from chronic fever to identify the cause and get treated accordingly.
Frequently asked questions
What body temperature is considered as fever?
In most adult individuals, an oral or axillary temperature above 37.6°C (99.7°F) or a rectal or ear temperature above 38.1°C (100.6°F) is considered a fever.
What are the causes of fever?
Some of the common causes of a fever in adults are:
Viral infection (like the flu or a cold)
Inflammation (from conditions like rheumatoid arthritis)
Some adults may have a higher risk of getting a fever. If you have a chronic health condition or have been treated for a severe illness, you may be more likely to get a serious fever.
Why does fever increase at night?
At night, there is less cortisol in the blood. As a result, the WBC readily detect and fight infections in the body at this time, increasing the symptoms of the infection such as fever, congestion, chills, or sweating. Therefore, you feel sicker during the night.
Does high fever cause brain damage?
Fevers due to infections don't cause brain damage. Only the body temperatures above 108° F (42° C) may cause brain damage. It's very rare for the body temperature to climb that high.