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What’s a bad fever for adults?

For an adult, a fever may be uncomfortable, but usually isn’t a cause for concern unless it reaches 103 F (39.4 C) or higher. For infants and toddlers, a slightly elevated temperature may indicate a serious infection.

When does a fever become dangerous? For most part, fever is considered to be harmless if it lasts about 48 hours and stays well below 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the internal temperature of the body crosses this mark, it is considered to become dangerous.

How dangerous is a 104 degree fever? Fevers above 104° F (40° C) are dangerous. They can cause brain damage.

What are the dangers of high fever? Dangers of high fevers are febrile seizures, possibility of brain damage and, sometimes-even death. Very high fever in children leads to a condition called as febrile seizure.

What temperature is dangerous in adults? Adults with a fever higher than 105 degrees F or a fever over 103 degrees F that rises or lasts longer than 48 hours In addition, you should seek medical care if you have a fever accompanied by rash and bruising, difficulty breathing, and/or pain while urinating.

What temperature is fatal?

What temperature is fatal? Body temperature can be fatal below 30 C (86 F) and above 40 C (104 F).

Is 99 degrees considered a fever? In a healthy adult, a normal, oral temperature reading should be above 97 degrees F, but below 99 degrees F. One degree above 99 degrees F is considered a fever in an adult.

How dangerous is a 104 degree fever? Fevers above 104° F (40° C) are dangerous. They can cause brain damage.

What is a normal body temperature for a fever? The normal body temperature is between about 36 and 37°C, but this can vary from person to person and from hour to hour. Most centres define fever as body temperature higher than 38°C. Temperatures between 37.5°C and 38.5°C may indicate a low-grade fever.