Fever Appointments in Springfield, IL

The most affordable care for fevers near you. Temperatures above 100.4 are considered a fever although everyone's normal body temperature is different. Fever symptoms beyond a high temperature can include sweating, chills or shivering, feeling weak, losing your appetite, and dehydration. Talk to a top-reviewed doctor today for one affordable cash price - without insurance mark-ups, hidden fees, or surprise bills. No insurance needed.

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Jalandria Gurley, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

  • Family medicine
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Katie Fry, APRN

  • Family medicine
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Dawn Drewes, APRN

  • Urgent care
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Donita Schrey, NP

  • Adult health
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Marlissa Boyles, FNP-BC

  • Family medicine
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Dr. Kerolos Tawfeek, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "The doctor was very professional and gave thorough instructions."
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Dr. Amol Malankar, DO

  • Family medicine
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Dr. Joseph Nichols, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "... was great and arranged my prescription with my local pharmacy immediately."
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Dr. John Ibrahim, MD

  • Internal medicine
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Elizabeth Johnston, APRN

  • Family medicine
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Mary Nye, NP

  • Family medicine
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Dr. Archana Reddy, MD

  • Emergency medicine
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Dr. Fayez Mekhael, MD

  • Family medicine
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Dr. Monika Patel, MD

  • Internal medicine
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Dr. Vern Dang, MD

  • Internal medicine
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Dr. Mazen Kherallah, MD

  • Infectious disease
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Dr. Sandya Shivashankar, MD

  • Family medicine
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About fever

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A fever is an increase in your body temperature and is a common indicator that your body is fighting an infection. A normal temperature for most people (adults and children) is in the range of 97-99 degrees Fahrenheit. A fever occurs when the body’s temperature is over 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. A higher-than-normal temperature without any other symptoms is not usually a cause for concern. In most cases, fevers are usually accompanied by other signs of illness including:

  • Chills and shivering
  • Sweating
  • Muscle aches and weakness
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Dehydration

A fever may be caused by several different health conditions. Common causes of fever include:

  • Viral or bacterial infections (including common colds, flu, and mononucleosis)
  • Bronchitis
  • Strep throat
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis
  • Some medications

Most cases of fever are easily treated and do not require much medical attention. However, a temperature over 102 degrees for children, or over 103 degrees for adults may signify a serious health condition. If you or your child has a fever over 102-103 degrees Fahrenheit or has had a fever for longer than 5 days, contact your doctor right away.

Treatment Options

In most cases, a low-grade fever is easily treated with medication and self-care remedies. In more severe cases, or when a fever is caused by a bacterial infection, prescription medication may be needed to address the underlying health conditions of a fever. Below is a list of ways to care for a fever. During your appointment, talk to your health care provider about what treatment options are best for you.

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