For cancer patients, there’s one symptom that indisputably requires a trip to the hospital: fever. Find out why from an emergency medicine director and a hematologist-oncologist.
Does a fever always mean your child is seriously ill? Not necessarily, says pediatrician David Hornick, MD. “Many parents think a fever is caused directly by a virus or bacteria, but it’s actually caused by your child’s immune system fighting the germ,” he says. Germs don’t like higher temperatures. That’s why your body will send … Read More