How high of a fever before needing to go to the doctor?

Patient

Q: My fever has been high as 101.5 should I go to the doctor? 50 yr old adult female

Symptoms:  Fever and kinda aching
Doctor

A:   Hello.
Welcome to Ask The Doctor.

If you would have described more about your symptoms associated with fever, i could have helped you in a better way. If you have any sore throat associated, you might be just having Acute Pharyngitis. In case you have burning in urine , this could be Urinary tract infection.
There are numerous causes of fever. See your doctor. Let him/her evaluate and till then you can take Paracetamol as or whenever required basis.
Share my opinion with your doctor.

I hope it helps.
Stay Healthy

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