Fever treatment: Quick Guide to Treating a Fever

Mayo Clinic by the Mayo Clinic Staff

Publication Date: 
January 12, 2015

How to Treat Fever Depending on Age of Infant, Child or Adult
Fever treatment: Quick guide to treating a fever
By Mayo Clinic Staff

A fever is a common sign of illness, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, fevers seem to play a key role in fighting infections. So should you treat a fever or let the fever run its course? Here's help making the call.