Fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic - adult fever for 5 days


Fever in Adults - Infections - MSD Manual Consumer Version adult fever for 5 days

Immediate medical attention is needed for.

For an adult, a fever may be uncomfortable, but usually isn't a cause for concern unless it Fevers generally go away within a few days. Children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years might experience febrile seizures.

Read about causes of fever in adults, symptoms, treatment, medications that may three days despite treatment, or if the fever lasts longer than a week without.

What's considered a normal temperature varies from one adult to the next But, if your fever lingers more than a few days—or gets higher—call.

Fever: Influenza causes higher temperatures for days in most adults, while the common cold causes lower-grade fevers (less than degrees Fahrenheit).