High Fever Emergencies


High Fever Emergencies

At RapidCare Emergency Room, we understand the urgency and concern that arises when faced with a high fever, especially when it comes to individuals of different age groups. Our dedicated High Fever Emergency Service is designed to address this critical condition promptly and efficiently, ensuring the well-being of our patients.

High Fever Emergencies

What is High Fever ?

A high fever is characterized by an elevated body temperature, often indicative of an underlying health issue or infection. RapidCare Emergency Room is equipped to assess and manage high fever emergencies in patients of all ages.

Why You May Need Treatment:

High fevers, if left untreated, can lead to severe complications, including dehydration, seizures, and organ damage. RapidCare Emergency Room is here to provide timely and effective treatment to prevent these potential complications.

Complications if Left Untreated

Failure to address high fever promptly may result in complications such as dehydration, convulsions, and in extreme cases, organ failure. Seeking immediate medical attention at RapidCare Emergency Room is vital to prevent these complications.

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Symptoms by Age: High fever symptoms can vary based on age.

Children (Infants to 2 years):

  • Persistent temperature above 100.4°F (38°C)
  • Difficulty breathing or rapid breathing
  • Persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Refusal to eat or drink
  • Unresponsiveness or excessive sleepiness

Children (2 to 17 years):

  •  Persistent temperature above 102°F (38.9°C)
  • Severe headache
  • Stiff neck
  • Skin rash
  • Difficulty waking up or staying awake

Adults (18 years and older):

  • Persistent temperature above 103°F (39.4°C)
  • Severe headache
  • Stiff neck
  • Confusion or difficulty concentrating
  • Persistent vomiting or diarrhea

What to Expect?

Our experienced medical team will swiftly assess your condition and develop a tailored treatment plan. The procedure duration varies based on the underlying cause, but rest assured, we prioritize your comfort and well-being. Our treatments are minimally invasive, and our compassionate staff will guide you through the process, addressing any concerns you may have.

The Importance of Having This Service On-Site 24/7:

Emergencies don’t adhere to regular business hours, which is why having our High Fever Emergency Service available 24/7 is crucial. RapidCare Emergency Room is committed to being there for you during any emergency, ensuring you receive prompt and expert care when you need it most.

High Fever Emergencies

Frequently Asked Questions

A: At RapidCare Emergency Room, we prioritize rapid assessments, and our goal is to minimize wait times for our patients.

A: Our medical team will discuss potential risks, if any, based on your specific condition. We prioritize your safety and well-being.

A: Our medical professionals will evaluate your situation and determine the most effective combination of treatments for your specific case.

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If you or a loved one is experiencing a high fever emergency with any of the mentioned symptoms, don’t hesitate to reach out to RapidCare Emergency Room. Call us, use our convenient online check-in, or simply walk in. Our caring ER physicians are available 24/7, including holidays. Your health and well-being are our top priorities. RapidCare Emergency Room – Where Expert Care Meets Compassion.