Is 38.5 fever too high?1 min read
A high temperature or fever, for most people, is when your body temperature is 38 degrees Celsius or higher. This can be a sign that you are unwell. It usually means you have an infection such as a cold. But it can also be due to more serious infections, such as COVID-19 (coronavirus).
What temperature fever should I go to the hospital?
Call your health care provider if your temperature is 103 F (39.4 C) or higher. Seek immediate medical attention if any of these signs or symptoms accompanies a fever: Severe headache. Rash.
What is too high of a fever with Covid?
Fever greater than 99.9F or chills. Cough. Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.