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Operation Ouch!- Fever Overhanging boy

Having a fever is very common, and rarely anything serious.

Check out this video from our friends at Operation Ouch! with more on fevers, how it can make you feel and what to do if you have a fever.

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Did You Know?
Brain borg A normal temperature for a child is around 36.6°C.

Thank you to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, University Hospitals of Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Dr. Mark Lyttle and Dr. Damian Roland for their input and resource but especially to the Operation Ouch team for their enthusiasm for this initiative.

Riddle me this!
What is the normal body temperature for a child?
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Using a thermometer that goes in your ear to take your temperature is best as they give the most accurate readings.
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Page last reviewed: 03-11-2021

Next review due: 03-11-2024