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Fever is not considered medically significant until body temperature is above 100.4 F (38 C), which is the temperature considered to be a fever by medical professionals. Anything above normal but below 100.4 F (38 C) is considered a low-grade fever.What does a fever feel like?
Signs and symptoms of a fever include the following: Temperature greater than 100.4 F (38 C) in adults and children. Shivering, shaking, and chills. Aching muscles and joints or other body aches. Headache. Intermittent sweats or excessive sweating. Rapid heart rate and/or palpitations.