Most healthy adults can tolerate a fever well. If you or a family member has a fever, it means your body temperature is above normal.
When does a fever in adults require medical attention? A temperature above normal but below 100.4 F (38 C) is sometimes considered a.
A fever in adults is a temperature of 38ºC (100.4ºF) or above. The fever is higher than 38.5ºC (101.3ºF); You have a stiff neck, an unusual rash or difficulty.