Treating Fever Symptoms at Our Brockton, MA, Urgent Care Center

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If you need professional fever treatment, you can rely on PhysicianOne Urgent Care. As a physician-founded practice that’s been in business since 2008, we strive to provide every patient we see with the first-rate care they deserve—a quality that’s helped us earn Urgent Care Association (UCA) accreditation and a Tufts Medical Center affiliation—and the experienced providers at our Brockton, Massachusetts, urgent care center expertly treat fevers and related symptoms.

What Is Considered a Fever?

While 98.6° F was traditionally considered to be “normal,” studies show that the normal body temperature for an adult can actually range from 97.5° F to 99.5° F. The medical community generally considers a body temperature above 100.4° F to be a fever. Fevers have numerous potential causes, including viruses, bacterial conditions, inflammatory conditions, heat exhaustion, and certain immunizations and medications.

Common Fever Symptoms

In addition to having a higher-than-normal body temperature, someone with a fever may experience the following symptoms:

  • Sweating
  • Chills
  • Dehydration
  • A headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Weakness
  • Reduced appetite
  • Irritability

Don’t Wait to Get the Help You Need

At PhysicianOne Urgent Care, we treat fevers and other symptoms 365 days per year during extended hours. Our Brockton office—located at 1340 Belmont Street—offers walk-in availability and appointments, and we can also see patients remotely using our state-of-the-art 24/7 telemedicine service. No matter which option you choose, you can look forward to speaking with a skilled practitioner who will diagnose the cause of your fever and provide you with customized treatment recommendations.

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I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the attention you gave me last week. My son was started on antibiotics and ear drops. Within 24 hours he began to feel better. The poor kid had been going to school in tears because he was afraid of missing any more days, but feeling (and looking) just awful! He's not been able to even think about lacrosse practice, but thanks to starting him on antibiotics, he was thrilled to return to practice today.
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