Viral / Corona Fever


Fever (Dengue, Malaria, Typhoid, Chikungunya, Viral Fever)

A fever also known as a high fever or a high temperature - is not by itself an illness. It is usually a symptom of an underlying condition, most often an infection.

Fever is usually associated with physical discomfort, and most people feel better when a fever is treated. But depending on your age, physical condition, and the underlying cause of your fever, you may or may not require medical treatment for the fever alone. Many experts believe that fever is a natural bodily defense against infection. There are also many non-infectious causes of fever.

In children with fever, accompanying symptoms such as lethargy, fussiness, poor appetite, sore throat, cough, ear pain, and diarrhea are important to relay to your doctor.


You have a fever when your temperature rises above its normal range. What's normal for you may be a little higher or lower than the average normal temperature of 98.6 F (37 C).

Depending on what's causing your fever, additional fever signs and symptoms may include?
  • Sweating
  • Shivering
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dehydration
  • General weakness


For a low-grade fever, your doctor may not recommend treatment to lower your body temperature. For high grade fever, consult the doctor for the treatment.

Fever confusion: How to tell apart COVID-19 and the common flu?

COVID-19 and flu may have varying degrees of signs and symptoms; from no symptoms (being asymptomatic) to showcasing severe symptoms,

While some people may call it paranoia, others may think of it as prudent to isolate themselves if they begin to show symptoms associated with the common flu, including fever. that while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, every onset of fever should be suspected and investigated for the virus, albeit without panicking. Fevers commonly associated with monsoon related illnesses include malaria, dengue, leptospirosis, enteric fever, viral hepatitis, etc. that while it is always important to seek timely medical treatment, there is also a need to differentiate between COVID-19-related fever and the common flu.