Fever in Adults - Infections - Merck Manuals Consumer Version
The average body temperature is But "normal" body temperature varies from person to person. It also changes during the day, rising a bit after you eat or exercise. Body temperature is often higher in the afternoon than it is when you wake up in the morning. Fever means a body temperature of
It's the most common coronavirus symptom—here's the temperature range you need to know. Fevers aren't necessarily a foreign concept: Everyone's experienced their temperature rise at one point or another—mainly due to infections from bacteria or viruses hello, influenza. But with COVID sweeping the globe, there's been quite a bit of confusion as to what those numbers on the thermometer mean—and when they warrant concern.
A fever is a common side effect of illness like the flu. It happens when there is a temporary rise in body temperature. A fever is usually a sign that your immune system is busy fighting an infection or other illness. In babies and toddlers even a slight fever may be a sign of a serious illness.