Fever Treatment

Worried About Your Fever Symptoms in Bristol, CT?

While having a fever—which is a temporary increase in normal body temperature—wasn’t always cause for alarm, especially among adults, things have gotten more complicated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fever is one of the most common symptoms of the novel coronavirus, so it makes sense that you may be worried that you contracted COVID-19 if you have an elevated temperature. PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Bristol, Connecticut, can ease your concerns. We offer COVID-19 testing as well as fever treatment for adults and children seven days per week.

Discerning the Cause of Your Fever Symptoms

In many cases, having a fever is a good thing as it means that your immune system is working effectively to fight an infection. Along with a fever, you may experience sweating, chills, muscle aches, headache, dehydration, and general weakness, but taking a fever-reducing medication, staying hydrated, and getting lots of rest may help you find relief.

If your fever has not gone away after a few days or if it’s 103°F or higher, you should come to PhysicianOne Urgent Care for prompt fever treatment. You should also seek medical treatment for fever symptoms if you are experiencing:

  • A severe headache
  • A rash
  • A stiff neck
  • Abdominal pain
  • Unusual sensitivity to bright light

We’ll identify the underlying cause of your fever symptoms and prescribe the appropriate treatment plan for your needs. This may include antibiotics, antiviral drugs, or over-the-counter medication.

COVID-19 Testing

If you believe your fever symptoms are due to COVID-19, we offer curbside testing every day of the week. To learn more about your COVID-19 testing options, please click here.

PhysicianOne Urgent Care is here for you if you need prompt treatment for your fever symptoms. To expedite your visit, check in online.

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