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Treating fever and infection

Treating a fever depends on what is causing your fever. You can treat the symptoms of fever and make yourself more comfortable.

Finding the cause of your fever

It is important to try and find out what is causing your fever. This helps doctors choose the right treatment for you.

Treating the cause of your fever

Treatment for a fever will depend on what is causing it. 

Relieving the symptoms of fever

A fever can make you feel hot, cold, shivery, washed out and sometimes have aches and pains. Find information on what can help.

Last reviewed: 
28 Jun 2017

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