Fever

If your child's body temperature is over 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, she has a fever. Learn what to do if your child has a fever, what over-the-counter medications to store in your medicine cabinet, and more.

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7 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Parents, here's your guide for which symptoms require immediate medical attention—and what the symptoms might mean.
The Dos and Don'ts of Fighting a Fever
Should you really feed a cold and starve a fever? We asked doctors what you should (and shouldn't) do the next time your child's temperature rises. 
Toddler Fever Fears: A Guide for Treating Fever in Kids
You can't take chances when your toddler or child has a fever, but you shouldn't panic either. We'll explain what to look for so you can stay calm—and help her feel better fast.
Signs of Fever in Babies and Children
You can't always tell if your child has a fever by feeling his forehead or body. Here are the most common signs of fever in babies, toddlers, and children.
How to Sanitize a Thermometer
Learn the best way to clean digital, rectal, ear, and forehead thermometers to prevent spreading germs.
7 Types of Thermometers: The Best Way To Take a Temperature
Parents can use many different types of thermometers, including oral, rectal, ear, forehead, and more. Here's how the different methods measure up.
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Benefits of Having a Fever
Fever is not a disease in itself -- it's an important part of the healing process.