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At what temperature should an adult take a fever reducer?

Related Topics: Fever, Temperature
 

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Associate Clinical Professor, St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
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Fever reducers are taken more to make a person comfortable than to reduce a fever.

There is no medical reason for the average person to reduce a fever unless they feel bad and are seeking relief.

An adult should take a fever reducer when they feel sick enough to need one.

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