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One minute you're hot; the next, you're chilled and your teeth chatter. You've got a fever. See how much you know about fever, what causes it, and the best ways to treat it.
A fever of this temperature is considered urgent and could mean a medical emergency. Take your baby to their healthcare provider or to the emergency room right away. Don’t give your child any fever-reducing medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so. These medicines can mask symptoms that your provider wants to see to help with a diagnosis.
If your baby is younger than 3 months and has a fever of more than 100.4°F (38°C), you should see your provider right away. Follow your provider’s instructions for treating fever or being seen at an emergency room.
If your child has any of these symptoms, seek care for them right away: