High temperature

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Chest infection

Pneumonia is swelling (inflammation) of the tissue in one or both lungs.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Cough
  • Shivering or rigors
  • Shortness of breath
  • High temperature
  • Unusually tired

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Croup

Croup is a childhood condition that affects the windpipe (trachea), the airways to the lungs (the bronchi) and the voice box (larynx).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Barking cough
  • Blocked nose
  • Runny nose
  • Shortness of breath
  • High temperature

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Fifth Disease

Slapped cheek syndrome (also known as “fifth disease”) is a type of viral infection that is most common in children, although it can affect anyone of any age.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Blocked nose
  • Skin rash on cheeks and nose
  • Runny nose

More information on Fifth Disease is available here.

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Flu

Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • High temperature
  • Unusually tired
  • Excessive sneezing
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Runny nose

More information on Flu is available here.

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Laryngitis

Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx (voice box).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Change of voice
  • Sore throat
  • Difficulty speaking
  • High temperature
  • Cough

More information on Laryngitis is available here.

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Malaria

Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shivering or rigors
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Unusually tired
  • Aching muscles all over body

More information on Malaria is available here.

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Otitis media

Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear common in younger children.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Ear pain
  • High temperature
  • Hearing loss in one ear
  • Headache
  • Noises in ear

More information on Otitis media is available here.

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Sinusitis

Sinusitis is a common condition in which the lining of the sinuses becomes inflamed.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Blocked nose
  • Face pain
  • High temperature
  • Headache at front of head
  • Ear pain

More information on Sinusitis is available here.

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Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Sore throat
  • White spots on tonsils
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Unusually tired
  • High temperature

More information on Tonsillitis is available here.

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Urinary tract infection in children

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children are fairly common, but not usually serious.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Unusually tired
  • Feeding less than usual
  • High temperature
  • Feeling irritable
  • Cloudy urine

More information on Urinary tract infection in children is available here.

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