Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Fever in children
Fevers are quite common in young children and usually they are mild. Find out how to deal with fever and high temperatures in children here.
Fever in babies and children - infographic
When should a child with a fever see a doctor? How do I treat a fever at home? Answer these questions and more with this infographic about fever in children.
A high temperature is a normal response to infection and can be a common sign of a cold or flu. Learn about how to take a temperature reading and self-care advice.
A guide to hay fever
Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, can be triggered by dust, grass and pollen. Learn about antihistamine medicines and other ways to manage symptoms, plus find out when an allergy test might be a good idea.
Typhoid and paratyphoid
Typhoid and paratyphoid fever are similar diseases that are common in developing nations. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment for typhoid.
Roseola infantum (or roseola) is an infection that can cause a high fever followed by a rash. Find out more about causes, symptoms and treatments.
Anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs)
Anti-inflammatory medicines can be used to relieve pain, reduce redness and swelling (inflammation), or treat a fever.
Types of thermometer
There are different types of thermometers that can be used to take a child's temperature. Learn about which types are most accurate best suited for your childs age.
Symptoms of serious illness in babies and children
If your child has a serious illness, it’s important to get medical attention quickly. Learn how to recognise the symptoms and what to do.
Looking after a sick child
Mild illnesses are common in children, but knowing about symptoms will help you care for your child and know whether their condition is more serious.