A fever is considered a temperature of 100.4°F (38°C) or higher. It is important to see a doctor immediately when a fever lasts longer than a few days, is accompanied by other symptoms, or is abnormally high. A temperature of 103°F (39.4°C) or higher is considered a severe fever that requires medical attention.

High fever: Higher than 39 C

Fever: 38C or higher

Normal: 35.4C – 37.4C

Hypothermia: Lower than 35.5 C

PS: Although a thermometer might read below 38C, symptoms such as feeling hot or shivery are indicators that you have high temperature.

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