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  • Other symptom is present with the fever, see that topic (e.g., Colds
  • If Cold symptom is present with Fever, see Colds
  • If Cough symptom is present with Fever, see Cough
  • Other symptom is present with the fever, see that topic (e.g., Cough
  • Other symptom is present with the fever, see that topic (e.g., Diarrhea
  • If Diarrhea symptom is present with Fever, see Diarrhea
  • If Earache symptom is present with Fever, see Earache
  • Other symptom is present with the fever, see that topic (e.g., Earache
  • Fever onset within 24 hours of receiving vaccine, OR Fever onset 6-12 days after measles vaccine OR 17-28 days after chickenpox vaccine, see Immunization Reactions
  • Other symptom is present with the fever, see that topic (e.g., Rash or Redness - Widespread
  • Other symptom is present with the fever, see that topic (e.g., Sinus Pain or Congestion
  • Other symptom is present with the fever, see that topic (e.g., Sore Throat
  • If Sore Throat symptom is present with Fever, see Sore Throat
  • Other symptom is present with the fever, see that topic (e.g., Vomiting Without Diarrhea


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Words to Know

“F” stands for Fahrenheit (FER-un-hyt)— a scale of numbers to show temperature. Used mostly in the United States.

“C” stands for Centigrade (SEN-tuh- grayd)—a different scale of numbers to show temperature. Used mostly outside the United States.

acetaminophen (uh-set-tuh-MIN-uh-fin)— a medicine for pain and fever. Tylenol is one brand of acetaminophen.

diarrhea (dye-uh-REE-yuh)—passing loose, watery stools.

electrolyte (uh-LEK-troh-lyt) drink—a sugar and salt drink you can buy in a bottle. Pedialyte is one brand made for children.

ibuprofen (eye-byoo-PROH-fin)— a medicine for pain and fever. Advil and Motrin are brands of ibuprofen.

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