A fever results in a temporary increase in your baby's body temperature due to an illness. It's not uncommon for babies to run high fevers. Here you'll learn how to take a baby's temperature, and when to call the doctor if baby has a fever.

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The video shows a boy with a temperature of 40 degrees C. Though he is running a fever, he's playing and seems to be fine. This is an example of a child that can have a high temperature and still appear to be generally well.

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Taking Baby's Temperature

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How to Treat Baby's Fever

If you suspect your baby has a fever, learn how to take his temperature and when you should call your pediatrician. This video will also show you how to care for your sick infant and what medicine he can take.

What You Need to Know About Fever

Learn the basics about when to treat a fever. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Scarlet Fever Rash

This video shows a 3 year old boy with scarlet fever. Common symptoms of scarlet fever are a high fever, a sore throat, difficulty swallowing, a headache and swollen lymph nodes in the neck. The child will also have a distinctive rash.

How to Treat a Fever

Break a fever with these tips. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.