Do you think your fever may be caused by a medicine?Note: If your answer is "Yes ":Call the doctor who prescribed the medicine to determine if you should stop taking the medicine or take a different one. An appointment may not be necessary.If you are taking a nonprescription medicine, stop taking the medicine. Call your doctor if you feel you need to continue taking the medicine.
Did a fever begin within 3 weeks of receiving an immunization? Note: Some immunizations may cause a fever. If your doctor has given you instructions on how to treat your fever after an immunization, follow those instructions.If your fever continues after home treatment, call your doctor.
If you have answered "No" to the above questions, go back to Check Your Symptoms and continue to answer the questions to evaluate your symptoms.
Call your health professional immediately.
You have answered "Yes" to a question that indicates you may need immediate care. Call your health professional now to discuss your symptoms and arrange for your care.
Symptoms are likely to worsen without medical care.
If you do not have a health professional, seek emergency care.
Emergency transportation is not needed. However, if you are not able to travel safely either by driving yourself or having someone else drive you, call an ambulance.
You do not need to answer any of the other questions.