So should you treat a fever or let the fever run its course? ART Fever treatment Quick guide to treating a fever. Mayo Clinic does not endorse any of the third party products and services advertised. Here's help making the call. The average normal body temperature for an adult is
Rest and drink plenty of fluids.
Fever in adults
Don't give aspirin to an infant or toddler. This content does not have an English version. Mild or moderate headaches, rapid heart rate, skin flushing, excessive sweating, quivering or shivering, loss of appetite and general weakness. If you're uncomfortable, take acetaminophen Tylenol, othersibuprofen Advil, Motrin IB, others or aspirin. Give your child acetaminophen Tylenol, others. Call the doctor if the fever is accompanied by a severe headache, stiff neck, shortness of breath, or other unusual signs or symptoms.