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SynonymsPyrexia, febrile response
Clinical thermometer 38.7.JPG
An analog medical thermometer shawin a temperatur o 38.8 °C or 101.8 °F
SpecialtyInfectious disease, pediatrics
SymptomsIneetially: shiverin, feelin cauld[1]
Later: flushed, sweitin[2]
ComplicationsFebrile seizur[3]
CausesIncrease in the bouk's temperatur set-pynt[4][5]
Diagnostic methodTemperature > atween 37.5 an 38.3 °C (99.5 an 100.9 °F)[6][7]
Seemilar condeetionsHyperthermia[6]
TreatmentBased on unnerleein cause, nae required for fiver itsel[1][8]
MedicationIbuprofen, paracetamol (acetaminophen)[8][9]

Fiver, an aa kent as pyrexia an febrile response,[6] is defined as haein a temperatur abuin the normal range due tae an increase in the bouk's temperatur set-pynt.[4][5] Thare is nae a single agreed-upon upper leemit for normal temperatur wi soorces uisin vailyies atween 37.5 an 38.3 °C (99.5 an 100.9 °F).[6][7] The increase in set-pynt triggers increased muscle contractions an causes a feelin o cauld.[1]

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  9. Garmel, edited by S.V. Mahadevan, Gus M. (2012). An introduction to clinical emergency medicine (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 401. ISBN 9780521747769.CS1 maint: extra text: authors leet (link)
  10. Kiekkas, P; Aretha, D; Bakalis, N; Karpouhtsi, I; Marneras, C; Baltopoulos, GI (August 2013). "Fever effects and treatment in critical care: literature review". Australian Critical Care. 26 (3): 130–5. doi:10.1016/j.aucc.2012.10.004. PMID 23199670.