Author - Frank Belmonte
For children, fever is a normal response to illness. But for parents, it’s a major cause of anxiety and visits to the pediatrician.
Fever is a physiological mechanism that helps fight infection and is defined as a body temperature greater than 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C). In and of itself, fever is not known to endanger a generally healthy child and actually may benefit kids during acute illness.
Are fevers dangerous?
High temperatures do not always correlate wit...