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Fever is extremely common in children and usually suggests that your child has an infection. Your child has a fever if their temperature is over 38°C. The most accurate way of measuring your child’s temperature is with a digital thermometer.
If your child has any of the following:
You need urgent help go to the nearest Hospital Emergency (A&E) Department or phone 999
You need to contact a doctor or nurse today. Please ring your GP surgery or call NHS 111 - dial 111
If none of the above features are present
Self Care - You can look after your child at home
This guidance is written by healthcare professionals from across Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight.