Treating a fever. Fever is part of your body's defense against infection-causing germs. By itself, fever is usually harmless, though a high fever.
Fever in adults over age 65 doesn't automatically require special treatment, though you should be on the lookout for symptoms such as.
Find out more about fever symptoms in adults, when you can use self-care, and are on, or recently completed, treatment for cancer, leukaemia or lymphoma.