A fever is a normal, healthy response to infections or other conditions. A normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (F). A fever is anything higher. The temperature for high fever is determined by your age:
- High fever in adults – 103 degrees F
- High fever in children – 104 degrees F
- Go to the emergency room for high fever in infants 3 months old or younger – 100.4 degrees F
This can be a sign of a serious viral or bacterial infection. If you have a high fever in Goshen, Elkhart, Dunlap, IN, or a surrounding area, find treatment at Goshen Physicians Family Medicine & Urgent Care. We have a team of experienced providers who deliver the convenient, personal care you need.
Our urgent care center is located on Elkhart Road in Goshen and is open after hours and on weekends. To make an appointment for a high fever, call (574) 535-1700.