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24/7 Severe Fever Emergency Care

Most people will experience a fever at some point in life. Usually, these are problems that can be treated at home or with a doctor’s help. Unfortunately, there are occasions where a fever can be a sign of a medical emergency –particularly for children and infants. Below, you will find warning signs of a fever emergency for different age groups. Please visit an ER immediately if you notice these symptoms in yourself or someone you love.

Identifying Fever Emergencies in Infants Under 3 Months

  • The fever is 100.4 degrees F or higher
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Rash
  • Chronic crying
  • Vomiting
  • Sleeping past feeding times
  • Discoloration on the skin
  • Redness or swelling on the body

Warning Signs for Fever Emergencies in Infants 3-36 Months

  • The fever is 102.2 degrees or higher
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Rash
  • Long time since last urination or bowel movement
  • Chronic crying
  • The baby has not received vaccinations
  • Difficulty keeping fluids down
  • Sleeping past feeding time or has a hard time waking up

When to Seek Emergency Care for Children's Fevers

  • The fever has been 102 degrees F for more than 2 days
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Inability to urinate or pain while urinating
  • Stiff neck
  • Discoloration on the skin
  • Difficulty swallowing or speaking

Adult Fever Symptoms That Require Immediate ER Attention

  • The fever is 103 degrees F or higher
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Severe headaches
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rash
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Seizures
  • Dizziness and disorientation

Don’t take chances with severe fevers. If any of the above symptoms accompany a fever, seek emergency medical care right away.

At Advance ER, we provide 24-hour emergency care services in Dallas. Our emergency professionals are experienced in treating both adults and children. We are passionate about the work we do and dedicated to giving every patient the best care possible. Our Specialists Now partnership allows our patients access to several specialists in the area from our emergency room.

Get Immediate Help for Severe Fevers at Advance ER Dallas

Frequently Asked Questions

What tests might be done at Advance ER for a severe fever?

At Advance ER, our doctors may perform various tests depending on your symptoms, such as blood tests, urine tests, X-rays, or a chest CT scan to diagnose the underlying cause of your fever.

What are some common causes of severe fever?

Several factors can cause a severe fever, including infections (viral, bacterial), inflammatory conditions (autoimmune disorders), certain medications, and even heatstroke.

What can I expect after being treated for a severe fever at Advance ER?

Depending on the cause, your doctor at Advance ER may recommend follow-up care with your primary physician or a specialist. They will also provide you with instructions for managing your fever at home, such as medication dosages and rest recommendations.

Can I be treated for dehydration caused by fever at Advance ER?

Yes, Advance ER can administer intravenous fluids (IV) to rehydrate you and help regulate your body temperature if dehydration accompanies your fever.

For more information about emergency fever treatment in Dallas, contact Advance ER today.